Wabash River

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Americus Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built in 1893 by Lafayette Bridge Co.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Grant Road
Replaced by new bridge

Attica Railroad Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

B&O - Montezuma Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Truss span built ca.1890's, girder spans built ca. 1920's
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Montezuma
Abandoned, but intact

Broadway Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on S. Broadway (IN19) in Peru
Replaced by new bridge

Burrville Road Bridge (Mercer County, Ohio)
Built 1912 by the Brookville Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Wabash River on Burrville Road (TR 33)
Closed to all traffic

C&O Wabash River bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Removed 1990's
Lost Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on abandoned CSX Transportation in Peru
Lost

Carroll Street Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1889 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1982
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Smith Street in Wabash
No longer exists

Carrollton Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1927
Six-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on Carrollton Road
Open to traffic -Rehabilitation completed in 2007

Cicott Street Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1913 to replace through truss bridge lost in Great Flood of 1913; rehabilitated 1969; replaced 1994
Lost six-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on former IN 25
Replaced by new bridge

Cincinnati Bluffton and Chicago Railroad Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Part of a grand plan to connect Chicago to Cincy, abet late, that suffered financial problems it's entire existance. Bridge scene of collapse and derailment involving one fatality.
Lost Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on Formerly Cincinnati Bluffton and Chicago Railroad
Removed

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

Country Club Suspension bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built to connect the Logansport Country Club with the Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Interurban line, perhaps Wabash Railroad as well
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Wabash River on Walkway bridge for Golfing club
Destroyed by flood

Cover Covered Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Named for nearby family, lost by Arson in late May 1966. 300 West bridge is nearby to the East, and probably why bridge was not replaced.
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Former County Road at or about 325 West
Lost

Covington US 136 Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1916 to replace an earlier covered bridge, replaced in 1978
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River on US 136 at Covington
Replaced by new bridge

Crawford Street Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1892, bypassed in 1949, demolished in 1951
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Crawford Street at Montezuma
Replaced by new bridge

Crawfordsville & Wabash - Wabash River Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1852(?), approach collapsed in 1890, replaced in 1897
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Monon Railroad in Delphi
Replaced by a new bridge

Crosby Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1941 and 2006
Concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on IN 1 in Bluffton
Open to traffic

CSX - Wabash River Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Bridge suffered damage to North end in a derailment in 1924. Part of Monon's route from Michigan City or Chicago to Louisville. Amtrak crosses this structure daily.
Lattice through truss bridge over Wabash River on CSX Transportation (ex- Family Lines, Louisville and Nashville, Monon Railroad). in Lafayette
Open to traffic

CSX - Wabash River Bridge (Clinton) (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on CSX Transportation in Clinton
Open to traffic

CSX Northern Route Bridge (Vigo County, Indiana)
Built around 1900 for NYC railroad, now carries CSX Transportation and Conrail Shared Assets traffic
Warren through truss bridge over Wabash River on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

Davis Ferry Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1912
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Davis Ferry Road in Lafayette
Open to pedestrians only

Elm Street Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1898, replaced in 1963
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Elm Street in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge

First Vincennes Highway Bridge 13-51-03x / 14-42-01x (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Replaced by the Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

FT. W&WV - Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction in Bluffton
Lost

Georgetown Bridge Wabash River (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1912; replaced 1987. Former bridge built to replace earlier 1883 covered bridge
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 675 West in Georgetown
Replaced by new bridge

GR&I Wabash River Bridge (Adams County, Indiana)
Part of the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad "Fishing Line" from Cincinatti to Northern Michigan in conjunction with the Pere Marquette Railroad, later part of the Pennsylvania Railroad empire.
Abandoned through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Penn Central (ex- Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad) Not included in Conrail system after Penn Central failure. in Ceylon, between Geneva and Berne.
Abandoned, South span removed, North one remains. Original South span damaged in derailment and replaced. After abandonment, newer South span removed and reused in unknown location.

Granville Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built in 1908 by the Lafayette Engineering Company; replaced in 1988
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 700W (old alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

Huntington Street Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1995
Concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on Huntington Street in Wabash
Open to traffic

Hutsonville Bridge (Crawford County, Illinois)
Built 1939; replaced 1988
Lost self-anchored suspension bridge over Wabash River on IN 154 at Hutsonville
Replaced by modern bridge

I-64 Wabash River Bridge (Gibson County, Indiana)
This bridge is doomed
Bridge over Wabash River on I-64
Open to traffic

IC - Wabash River Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Pratt through truss built by the Illinois Central (later Evansville Terminal Railway) with 2 spans destroyed by Flooding in 2005
Pratt through truss swing bridge over Wabash River on Railroad in Grayville
Destroyed by flood

IC - Wabash River Bridge (Sullivan County, Indiana)
Replaced 1910
Lost swing bridge over Wabash River on Illinois Central RR
No longer exists

Independence-Riverside Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1905, rehabilitated in 1971, replaced in 1993
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River on Riverside Road
Replaced by new bridge

Indiana Union Traction Wabash River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Once carried interurban from Indianapolis to Peru and North and East. Damaged in 1913 flood, rebuilt. Removed after interurban abandoned and no traces remain today.
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Formerly Indiana Railroad Traction(nee Indiana Union Traction)
Lost

Jay City Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1950
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 700 East
Open to traffic

Jewettsport Ford Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1989
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on IN 225
Open to traffic

Lewisburg Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1913 by the National Concrete Co., closed 1986, north span collapsed 2005, fully rehabilitated and reopened 2008
Five-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 825 East
Open to traffic

Lockport Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1938
Concrete bridge over Wabash River on CR 250 West
Open to traffic

Logansport 3rd St. Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Originally crossed by wooden bridges, and later Iron through truss. At one time Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company had a track across the East side of Iron truss bridge until it's abandonment. Later a Concrete Arch bridge was here.
Lost Bridge over Wabash River on 3rd St on North side of Biddle Island
Replaced by new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1886, replaced in 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street at Attica
Replaced by a new bridge with spans being relocated to various locations in Fountain County.

Maunie Railroad Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Evansville Western Railroad


Memorial Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Finished October 15, 1932 for $258,981.34; rehabilitated 1992
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Wabash River on Business US 50 at Vincennes
Open to traffic

Menchhofer Road Bridge (Mercer County, Ohio)
Built 1900
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Menchhofer Road (TR 86)
replaced by a new bridge

Milwaukee Road Railroad Bridge (Vigo County, Indiana)
Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Milwaukee Road Railroad
Open to traffic

Monon - Wabash River Bridge (Old) (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1897, replaced in 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Monon Railroad in Delphi
Replaced by a new bridge

Montezuma Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1987
Six-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on US 36 at Montezuma
Open to two-lane traffic

Mount Carmel Bridge (Wabash County, Illinois)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1987; Replaced 2011
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on IL 15/IN 64 in Mount Carmel
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete.

New Harmony Bridge (Posey County, Indiana)
Built 1930, Ownership transferred to White County Bridge Commision in 1941.
Four-span through truss toll bridge over Wabash River on IL 14 at New Harmony, Indiana
Closed to traffic May 21, 2012

Nickel Plate Trail - Wabash River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
one of the oldest rail lines in Indiana, this bridge was built by Nickel Plate Road(later Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern). Last used by Central Railroad of Indy, Now Railbanked and property of Indiana Trails Fund
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway, soon Nickel Plate Trail in Peru
Open

Norfolk Southern Railway Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western)
Open to traffic

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (N) (Cass County, Indiana)
Unknown when it was built, but probably during the Wabash Railroad days. This bridge crosses the main channel of the Wabash River. The famed
Bridge over Wabash River Main Channel on Norfolk Southern Railroad(N&W, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (S) (Cass County, Indiana)
Another of the former Wabash Railroad's Wabash River bridges that survived the great flood of 1913. Famed Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains passed over this location as well. 30 MPH speed limit currently with steep grade for trains heading West.
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River fork on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced, 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 - Wabash River Bridge (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built 1910 by Hollerbach & May Company, The swing span in now stationary.
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on The Former New York Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash River Bridge (Mt Carmel) (Wabash County, Illinois)
still in use
Warren through truss bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway (formerly Wabash Railroad) in Mount Carmel
Open to traffic

Old SR 303 Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1930
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 300 West
Open to traffic

Old US 31 Wabash River Business Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1988. Former US 31, also know as the Blue Star Highway with plaque at Southwest corner at road intersection
Three-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Business US 31 at Peru
Open to traffic

Old Wagon Bridge 14-84-02x (Vigo County, Indiana)
Built 1865, replaced in 1905
Lost covered bridge over Wabash River on Old National Road in Terre Haute
Replaced by new bridge

Paul Dresser Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1922, replaced in 1982
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on US 41 at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

Pittsburg Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1868, bypassed in 1935, demolished 1948
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wabash River on former County Road 310 North in Pittsburg
Replaced by a new bridge

Price Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built ca.1900; replaced in 1987
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 100W
Replaced by new bridge

PRR - Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1861
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Pennylvania Railroad at Logansport
Lost

Rangeline Road Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1913 by the Lafayette Engineering Co.; rehabilitated 1987
Two-span Camelback through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 475 West
Open to traffic

Red Skelton Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Built 1963
Steel stringer bridge over Wabash River on US 50 in Vincennes
Open to traffic

Salamonie Road Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Lost Whipple truss over Wabash River on CR 200 W (Salamonie Road)
Replaced by modern bridge

Shawnee Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1905, rehabilitated in 1980
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 100 East
Open with 10' height restriction

SOU - Wabash River Bridge (Wabash County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Southern RR
Replaced by a new bridge

St. Francisville Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
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 (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

Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Busy Columbus main line, as well as carrying Richmond Branch trains, this formerly double tracked bridge replaced an earlier single track through truss bridge that was East of current bridge.
Deck truss bridge over Wabash River on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad (formerly Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport
Open to traffic

Township Line Road Bridge (Mercer County, Ohio)
Built 1950
Pony truss bridge over Wabash River on Township Line Road (CR 47)
Open to traffic

Twin Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1884, replaced in 1934
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street in Bluffton
Replaced by new bridge

US 40 Wabash River Bridge (Vigo County, Indiana)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1973; replaced in 1992
Lost Deck truss bridge over Wabash River on US 40 in Terre Haute
Replaced by two new bridges

US 52 Sagamore Parkway Eastbound Wabash River Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1984
Deck truss bridge over Wabash River and State Road 43 on Eastbound US 52 in Lafayette
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

Vera Cruz Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Built in 1887 by Indiana Bridge Co., bypassed by a new bridge
Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on a bypassed section of SR 301
Closed to all traffic

Vincennes Railroad Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on old former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The span nearest Vincennes was originally a swing span.
Open to traffic

Wabash - Wabash River Bridge (Andrews) (Huntington County, Indiana)
Pony Plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) in Andrews
Open to traffic

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

Wabash Central Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Once part of the "Cloverleaf" division of the Nickel Plate Road between St. Louis and Toledo. Today a short line rarely uses it to access a business in Craigville at the current end of the line.
Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Wabash Central Railroad(nee Norfolk Southern Railway, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western)
Open to traffic

Wabash Memorial Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1956
Steel arch bridge over Wabash River connecting IN 62 and IL 141 between the towns of Mt. Vernon, IN and New Haven, IL.
Open to traffic

Wabash River Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1899; rehabilitated 1993
Concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 100 North
Open to traffic

Wabash River Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 1994
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River on IN 234
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash River Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1996
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 235 E
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash River CR 750E Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1887 by H.P. Hepburn
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 750E
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash River IN 163 Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1963; rehabilitated 1982
Steel stringer bridge over Wabash River on IN 163
Open to traffic

Wabash River IN 218 Bridge (Adams County, Indiana)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1986
Four-span arch bridge over Wabash River on IN 218
Open to traffic

Wabash River US 421 Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1934-35, replaced in 1996
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on US 421
Replaced by new bridge

Wayne Street Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Replaced 1974
Lost Luten arch bridge over Wabash River on Wayne Street
Replaced by new bridge

Winamac Southern Wabash RIver Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Originally owned by Vandalia railroad, part of the Pennsylvania Railroad Lines West. Rail line once part of the Terra Haute Logansport and Eastern Railroad,Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern, others. Line went to South Bend at one time.
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern, Etc)
Open to traffic

Zimmerman Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Single lane, replaced an earlier bridge lost in the great flood of 1913. Unknown why the county has allowed this bridge to remain. Ashpalt on top, with extreme vegetation growth and hole forming through deck on South side.
Four-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 600 East
Closed to all traffic