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Haw Creek Whipple Railroad Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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BH Photo #136194

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Haw Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad in Columbus
Location
Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880's, replaced in 2006
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pin-connected Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Also called
PRR - Haw Creek Bridge
PC - Haw Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19875, -85.91302   (decimal degrees)
39°11'56" N, 85°54'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/593860/4339395 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbus
Inventory number
BH 41925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "railroad"
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Anthony Dillon

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