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.
Possibly part of new trail. There is talk of another through truss in Decatur over St. Mary's River being replaced soon and old bridge brought down and installed in missing spans place. "New" bridge is on same former Grand Rapids and Indiana line, but section between Decatur and Fort Wayne is still in use by Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad.
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.
Pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61699, -84.95357(decimal degrees) 40°37'01" N, 84°57'13" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
BH 42647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Missing deck", "Missing spans"
November 16, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
April 25, 2010: New photo from Tom Hall
April 25, 2010: New Street View added by Kim Harvey
April 24, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: Added new information
February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: updated design