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NS - Cummins Road Overpass

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Looking West at East side of structure

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Description 

Salamonie River Bridge immediately South of this structure.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cummins Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western Railroads)
Location
Montpelier, Blackford County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Railroads
- Lake Erie & Western Railroad (LE&W)
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 35.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
NKP - Cummins Road Overpass
N&W - Cummins Road Overpass
LE&W - Cummins Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.55926, -85.27816   (decimal degrees)
40°33'33" N, 85°16'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/645773/4491256 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montpelier
Elevation
850 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 10, 2010: Added by James Norwood

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