Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway

Reporting mark: CCC&StL
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13th Street Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1950
Timber and steel stringer bridge over abandoned portion of Big Four Railroad on 13th Street in Saint Francisville
Open to traffic

Abandoned NYC - Blues Creek Stone Arch (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1854
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Blues Creek on Abandoned railroad
Abandoned

Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail - Tanners Creek Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1882 over Tanners Creek on the former Cincinnati and Southern Ohio River Railway it later became in 1915 a part of the 'Big 4' rail line. Currently restored as a pedestrian bridge on the Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail.
Pratt through truss bridge over Tanners Creek on the Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail (former NYC railroad line) in Lawrenceburg
Open to pedestrians

Big Four - Cress Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Built ca 1855; originally Terre Haute & Alton RR, later Big Four RR, later New York Central RR
Stone arch bridge over Cress Creek on Arches Rail Trail (formerly Big Four RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Big Four - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 Removed 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four - Cuyahoga River Swing Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced in 1901
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four - North Fork River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1868, main span collapsed in 1893, replaced in 1902
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on former Big Four Railroad in Danville
Replaced by a new bridge; filled in

Big Four - Twin Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1883 for the CCC&I Railroad, replaced in 1906
Lost Deck truss bridge over West Fork White Lick Creek on former Big Four Railroad southeast of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Big Four Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1929 using preexisting stone piers. Interurban traffice ends 1939; Approches scrapped 1974.
Rail-Trail six-span through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to pedestrians only

Big Four Bridge (Original) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1888-1895 (Main span portals stated 1893); Replaced 1929
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four Railroad Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Closed Spandrel Arch Bridge across CR 850E on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

Big Four Trail - Coal Creek Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Abandoned ca. 1982
Abandoned Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Coal Creek on abandoned Conrail Railroad in Veedersburg
Abandoned

CCC&StL - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1920 ; Removed 1988
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Cincinnatti & St Louis Railroad
No longer exists

CCC&StL - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced in 1920
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Cincinatti & St Louis RR
No longer exists

CIND - Bonnell Road Overpass #1 (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1930
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tanner Creek and Bonnell Road on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Bonnell Road Overpass #2 (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1929
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bonnell Road and Tanner Creek on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Cleves Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Four-span through truss railroad bridge over the Great Miami River next to US 50 at Cleves
Open to traffic on two railroad tracks

CIND - Flackrock River Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Flatrock Creek on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Lewis Creek Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built for New York Central line from Indianapolis to Cincinnati
Deck plate girder bridge over Lewis Creek and Clark Rd. on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Little laugherty Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Little laugherty Creek on Railroad (CIND)
Open to traffic

CIND - Tanners Creek Bridge #7 (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tanners Creek on Railraod (CIND)
Open to traffic

CIND - Tanners Creek Bridge #8 (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tanners Creek on Railraod (CIND)
Open to traffic

CIND - Tanners Creek Bridge #9 (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1930
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tanners Creek on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Underpass Road Overpass (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1905
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Underpass Road on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

CIND - Whitewater River Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Part of the Central Railroad of Indiana. Orginially part of the 'Big Four' and later the NYC.
Through truss bridge over Whitewater River
Open to traffic

CIND-CR 480E Overpass (Decatur County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over CR 480E on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Yellow Bank Creek on Abandoned Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Clifty Creek Big Four Railroad Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Clifty Creek on Abandoned Big Four Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Conrail - Big Creek Bridge (Clark County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Concrete arch bridge over Big Creek on former Big Four Railroad northwest of Marshall
Private ownership

Conrail - Dry Branch Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1901
Stone arch bridge over Jennison Street/Dry Branch Creek on Former Conrail Railroad/Peoria Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Conrail - Possum Trot Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1921 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad, abandoned ca. 1990's
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on former Conrail Railroad west of Danville
Abandoned

Conrail - Stony Creek Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Abandoned Plate girder bridge over Stony Creek on Conrail in Danville
Abandoned

Conrail - Wabash River Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1923 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on former Peoria and Eastern Railroad at Covington
Abandoned, but intact

Conrail - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1902
Pratt Through truss bridge over Wood River on Abandoned Conrail and Pipeline
Intact carrying pipeline but closed to all traffic

CSX - Avon Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1907 for the Big Four Railroad, rehabilitated in 1998
Concrete arch bridge over White Lick Creek, CR 625 E. and Washington Township Park roadway on CSX Transportation in Avon
Open to traffic

CSX - Big Four Bridge (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built 1924
Massive Open-spandrel arch bridge over Great Miami River and city streets on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Big Walnut Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built 1906 for the Big Four Railroad
Concrete arch bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CSX Transportation northwest of Greencastle
Open to traffic

CSX - CR 550 Overpass (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1906 for the Big Four Railroad
Concrete arch bridge over S. CR 550 E. on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

CSX - Little Walnut Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built 1906 for the Big Four Railroad
Concrete arch bridge over Little Walnut Creek and CR 500W on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

CSX - Seneca Lift Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Three-span through truss railroad bridge with center lift span over the Illinois River east of Seneca. Damaged by a train derailment and collapse in 1916.
Three-span Pratt through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on CSX Rail spur in Seneca
In use; rail line leased by CSX Transportation through 2030

CSX - Stony Creek Stone Arch Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1905
Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on CSX Transportation in Danville
Open to traffic

CSX - Twin Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1906 for the Big Four Railroad
Concrete arch bridge over West Fork White Lick Creek and Shady Lane on CSX Transportation southeast of Danville
Open to traffic

CSX - Vermillion River Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Deck arch bridge over Vermillion River on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

DC&P - Ludlow Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Stillwater River on Dayton, Covington, & Piqua Traction Co.
Removed

East Vine Street Underpass (Clark County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Concrete girder bridge over East Vine Street on abandoned portion of Big Four Railroad
Closed to traffic

Evansville & Indianapolis - Eel River Bridge (Clay County, Indiana)
Lost railroad bridge over the Eel River on the former E&I Railroad
No longer exists

Fairchild Street Conrail Overpass (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1905 for the Big Four Railroad
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Fairchild Street on former Conrail Railroad in Danville
Abandoned

Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1919
Through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to railroad traffic

Great Miami River Rec.Trail - Great Miami River Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Great Miami River on Great Miami River Recreational Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Hendricks County Bridge 272 (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Concrete tee beam bridge over Conrail / CSX Railroad on CR 550 W
Demolished

Huntsville Road Underpass (Madison County, Indiana)
Built in 1910 by Big 4 Railroad
Concrete deck girder bridge over Huntsville Road on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

IB&W - Possum Trot Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1868, replaced in 1921
Lost Deck truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on former Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railroad west of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

KBSR - Kankakee River Bridge (Kankakee County, Illinois)
Built 1917
Steel deck plate bridge over Kankakee River & Birchwood Ln on Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern RR in Aroma Park
Open to traffic

KCS - E. Fork Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren through truss bridge over E. Fork Wood River on Kansas City Southern RAilway
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used

Kings Mill Creek P&E trestle (McLean County, Illinois)
Built as part of the Big Four line from Indianapolis to Peoria IL, this section of the Peoria and Eastern was abandoned in the mid 1980s by Conrail after a bridge in Mackinaw was destroyed by flooding.
Abandoned Timber stringer bridge over Kings Mill Creek on Conrail ( Formerly Peoria & Eastern )
Derelict/abandoned

L&N - Carmi Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Cedar Creek Railroad Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1901
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Cedar Creek on Indiana and Ohio Railway Co.
Open to traffic

MC/Big Four Overpass (Berrien County, Michigan)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Big Four Railroad on Michigan Central Railroad
Removed

Mohr Road Railroad Underpass (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mohr Road on CSX Transportation, Incorporated
Open to traffic

Muncie Railroad Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1922 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad, abandoned ca. 1990's
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on former Conrail Railroad east of Muncie
Abandoned

NIR - Triple Flyover (Berrien County, Michigan)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central (Formerly Michgan Central & Big Four) on Northern Indiana Railway (South Bend & Southern Michigan Railway)
Removed

NS - Huntington District Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
This bridge has been a headache for the railroads with it's low clearance. Collisions have occured when tall rail cars hit the bridge in the past. Both rail lines busy and have a connection here.
Deck girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail) Marion Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) Huntington District in Wabash
Open to traffic

NS - Lafontaine Avenue Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
Railroad is part of the NS Marion Branch running from Elkhart to Anderson, Indiana. Located on start of big climb out of Wabash River valley for Southbound trains. Built on new alignment, as old was just East of this location.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lafontaine Avenue near Bailey Road and Waterworks Road intersection on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, New York Central, Big Four Railroads)
Open to traffic

NS - Mud Run Bridge (Clark County, Ohio)
Built 1918
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mud Run on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Springfield Street Overpass (Greene County, Ohio)
Completed in 1922 folowing rerout of rail road for Huffman Dam
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Springfield St on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash River Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Wabash
Open to traffic

NS Boneyard Creek Culvert (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Concrete culvert bridge over Boneyard Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Urbana
Open to traffic

NYC - Big Creek Bridge (Gibson County, Indiana)
Line built 1910-11
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

NYC - Buentes Creek Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Line built 1910-11
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Buente Creek on Abandoned New York Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NYC - Cedar Grove Road Overpass (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Arch bridge over Cedar Grove Road on the abandoned New York Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NYC - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1901; Replaced 1953
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Johnson Drain Bridge (Gibson County, Indiana)
Line built 1910-11
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Johnson Drain on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

NYC - Kaskaskia River Bridge (Shelby County, Illinois)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Kaskaskia River on former New York Central Railroad in Shelbyville
Removed

NYC - Moore Run Bridge (Clark County, Ohio)
Stone arch bridge over Moore Run on Abandoned Big Four Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

NYC - Sandusky River Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Scott Ditch Bridge (Gibson County, Indiana)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Scott Ditch on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

NYC - Wabash River Bridge (Mercer County, Ohio)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on New York Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NYC - Wallenmeyer Ditch Bridge #1 (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Line built 1910-11
Arch bridge over Wallenmeyer Ditch on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

NYC - Wallenmeyer Ditch Bridge #2 (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Line built 1910-11
Steel stringer bridge over Wallenmeyer Ditch on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

NYC/CEI Overpass (Gibson County, Indiana)
Line Built 1910-11
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned Railroad (CEI) on Abandoned Railroad (NYC)
Abandoned

Old McCay Road Overpass (Shelby County, Indiana)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Abandoned McCay Road on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

South Pocket Road Underpass (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1906
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over S Pocket Rd on Central Railroad Company of Indiana
Open to traffic

St. Francisville Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1906 for Big Four Railroad, converted to single lane road bridge after railroad was abandoned
Timber stringer bridge over Wabash River Overflow on TR 257 (formerly Big Four Railroad)
Open to traffic

St. Francisville Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Built 1906 for Big Four Railroad, converted to single lane road bridge after railroad was abandoned; replaced 2014
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wabash River Overflow on TR 257 (formerly Big Four Railroad)
Replaced by a new bridge

St. Joseph Railroad Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1922?, abandoned ca. 1990's
Abandoned Steel stringer bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Conrail Railroad at St. Joseph
Abandoned, but intact

Sugar Creek Railroad Bridge (Benton County, Indiana)
Built 1923
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sugar Creek on Kankakee Beaverville and Southern Railroad Co.
Open to traffic

The Arches (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Concrete arch bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on CSX Transportation southwest of Danville
Open to traffic

Vandalia Bridge (Vigo County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Big Four Railroad in Terre Haute
Replaced by new bridge

VGR - Kellar Street Overpass (Jennings County, Indiana)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kellar Street on Abandoned Vernon, Greensburg, and Rushville Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Wabash Cannon Ball Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1906 for the Big Four Railroad, later New York Central RR, abandoned in late 1960's - 70's, years later local farmer bought it and reopened it as a roadway bridge
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on TR 257 northeast of St. Francisville
Open to one-lane traffic, with a tollbooth in St. Francisville

Whitewater River Railroad Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1913
Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Fork of White River on Indiana and Ohio Railway Co.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Wimberg Rd. Railroad Underpass (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built 1910
Concrete culvert bridge over Wimberg Rd. on CSX Transportation, Incorporated
Open to traffic

WVRR - West Branch Whitewater River Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Replaced 1867 bridge for Whitewater Valley Railroad. Substantly modified in 1914 and 1925.
Deck plate girder bridge over Whitewater River West Branch on Whitewater Valley Railroad
Open to traffic

WVRR - Williams Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built 1917 and 1918.
Pony arch bridge over Williams Creek on Whitewater Valley Railroad
Open to traffic

Wyton Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1902 for the Peoria & Eastern Railroad
Concrete arch bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on CSX Transportation at Danville
Open to traffic

Zionsville Rail Trail - Eagle Creek Bridge (Boone County, Indiana)
Built 1919
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Eagle Creek on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee New York Central, others)
In Use with Zionsville Rail Trail.