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FT. W&WV - Robinson Ditch bridge

Photos 

View from old Indiana 25/Old Main Street circa 1910

Looking due North. Today this area is wooded, viaduct to left remains, but this bridge is removed.

Photo taken A W Wolever circa 1910

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BH Photo #184283

Map 

Description 

Located in very heavily wooded area today, with viaduct under former Monon trackage nearby as well.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Robinson Ditch on formerly Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company(ex-Lafayette & Logansport Traction Company, Indiana Service Corporation, others)
Location
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Part of an interuban line connecting Lafayette to Fort Wayne via Delphi. Line was abandoned about 1932, and probably scrapped shortly thereafter.
Builder
- Lafayette Engineering Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Railroads
- Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. (FtW&WV)
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Indiana Service Corporation (ISC)
- Interurban
- Lafayette & Logansport Traction Co. (L&L)
Design
Concrete abutments
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59382, -86.66030   (decimal degrees)
40°35'38" N, 86°39'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/528744/4493724 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delphi
Inventory number
BH 46775 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Railroad"
  • November 1, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood