Cass County

Adamsboro Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 150 N in Adamsboro
Replaced by new bridge
Built in 1898 by the Wabash Bridge & Iron Works, replaced in 1985.
Anoka Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Winamac Southern Railway on CR250 South in Anoka
Demolished
Built 1930, demolished in 2013
Aqueduct Number 5 over Eel River for Wabash and Erie Canal   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Eel River on Wabash and Erie Canal in Logansport
Lost
Canal opened Logansport up for trade, but this aqueduct played an important role in crossing the Eel River on it route from Toledo to Evansville during the mid 1800's. Canal was abandoned in 1876.
Attica Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 500 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1904; replaced 1993
Branch Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Lost stone arch bridge over a branch of Wabash River on S. River Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2001
Branch Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over a branch of Wabash River on S. River Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; replaced 2001
Burlington Avenue Viaduct   [Map]
Pony plate girder bridge over Burlington Avenue/South 3rd Street, formerly Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company tracks as well on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced, Open to traffic
Built to carry South 3rd Street/Burlington Avenue and the Interurban track of the FT. W&WV Traction Company thus the 3 lane width.
Burlington Avenue Wabash Bridge   [Map]
Lost Arch bridge over Wabash River(S Crossing) on Burlington Avenue aka Indiana 25/old US 35/old Ind 29
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1988. Originally a wooden bridge here, later a through truss Iron which was washed away in 1913 flood. Interurban bridge connected on East side survived. Later Concrete Arch here.
Center Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Fredricks Ditch on Center Street in Royal Center
Bridge is removed 11/19/09, replacement finished January 2010.
Built ca. 1930, Replaced January 2010
Cicott Street Viaduct   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Cicott Street and Goose Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District main line. Low clearance, gets hit by trucks often. Supports built for second rail track if needed on southside. .
Cicott Street Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Lost six-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on former IN 25
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1913 to replace through truss bridge lost in Great Flood of 1913; rehabilitated 1969; replaced 1994
Country Club Suspension bridge   [Map]
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Wabash River on Walkway bridge for Golfing club
Destroyed by flood
Built to connect the Logansport Country Club with the Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Interurban line, perhaps Wabash Railroad as well
County Road 100 East Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 100 East
Closed to all traffic
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
County Road 1150 South Deer Creek Tributary East of CR 300 East   [Map]
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Tributary of Deer Creek on County Road 1150 South
Open to traffic
Unknown
County Road 350 South Pipe Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Pipe Creek on CR 350 S
Replaced by new bridge, Timber style
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 1995. Very remote location.
County Road 600 West bridge over Railroad   [Map]
Lost Humpback Timber Stringer over Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad (nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) on 600 West in Logansport 6 miles West
Lost, at grade road crossing in place currently on this dead end road.
This bridge was on a road that dead ends now with limited road or rail traffic. Now an at-grade crossing with crossbucks.
CR 100 North Crooked Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek on CR 100 N
Replaced by new bridge, wooden with asphalt
Built 1925; replaced 1992
CR 1050 East Ulerich Ditch bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Ulerich Ditch on County Road 1050 East
Built Circa 1910, unknown if it still exists.
CR 150 South Crooked Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek and former Wabash and Erie Canal on County Road 150 South
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1987. This bridge is located just North of the 675 West Wabash River Bridge aka Georgetown bridge(newer). The former Wabash and Erie Canal used this section of Crooked Creek as it passed through the area.
CR 575 North Kennel Ditch   [Map]
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Kennel Ditch on CR 575 North
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910, replaced at unknown date with pipe culvert
CR 775 East West Branch Twelve Mile Creek   [Map]
Lost deck plate girder bridge over W. Branch Twelve Mile Creek on CR 775 East
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1986
CR 900 East Twelve Mile Creek East Branch   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Br anch Twelve Mile Creek on County Road 900 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910, Replaced 1987
CSX - East Branch Twelve Mile Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over East Branch Twelve Mile Creek on abandoned CSX Transportation (nee Chesapeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad) in Twelve Mile
Lost
Remote bridge spanning East branch of Twelve Mile creek.
CSX - Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on former CSX Transportation (nee Chesepeake and Ohio Railroad) in Hoover
Removed
This was once part of the Chesepeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad's line from Chicago to Cincinnati. Supposedly one of the most photographed bridges along the C&O route, but I haven't found any evidence to support that claim.
Deer Creek Bridge Lincoln Pike   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on Lincoln Pike
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; replaced 1995
Deer Creek overflow Bridge   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Deer Creek overflow on CR 100E
Closed to all traffic
East Wabash River Road Minnow Creek   [Map]
Culvert bridge over Minnow Creek on East Wabash River Road in Logansport
Open to traffic
Built 1993. Must have been built as part of a reroute of Minnow Creek as old Concrete bridge appears to be Immediately East of Culvert with underside filled in and broken side wall on North side.
FT. W&WV/Wabash Overpass   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Norfolk Southern, ex N&W and Wabash Railroad. on Indiana Union Traction/Indiana Railroad and Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction/Indiana Services Corporation Interurban in Logansport
Removed
Built to carry two interurban lines over the former Wabash Railway. Interurban lines came together to the East of bridge and used this line to get to Logansport. Built over old Wabash and Erie Canal right of way. Canal lock remnants still nearby.
Georgetown Bridge Wabash River   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 675 West in Georgetown
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1912; replaced 1987. Former bridge built to replace earlier 1883 covered bridge
Grass Run Creek IN 18 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Grass Run Creek on IN 18
Open to traffic
Built 1938
Hoover Bridge over Eel River   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 925 EAST in Hoover
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1972. Popular site with Canoeist who put in further upstream at Denniston Bridge in Miami County to end their trips. Survived horrible floods in 1940's.
Horney Creek IN 25 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Horney Creek on IN 25 in Logansport
Open to traffic
Built 1918
Lewisburg Bridge   [Map]
Five-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 825 East
Open to traffic
Built 1913 by the National Concrete Co., closed 1986, north span collapsed 2005, fully rehabilitated and reopened 2008
Logansport 3rd St. Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Wabash River on 3rd St on North side of Biddle Island
Replaced by new bridge
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.
Market Street Indiana 25 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Four-span concrete arch bridge over Eel River on IN 25 in Logansport
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1986. Replaced earlier Through Truss bridge at this location that had Logansport Street Railways trackage as well crossing in the middle of lanes.
NS - Biddles Island Bridge (N)   [Map]
Bridge over Wabash River Main Channel on Norfolk Southern Railroad(N&W, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic
Unknown when it was built, but probably during the Wabash Railroad days. This bridge crosses the main channel of the Wabash River. The famed
NS - Biddles Island Bridge (S)   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River fork on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced, Open to traffic
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.
Old US 24/State Road 21 bridge over unnamed valley   [Map]
Stone culvert bridge over Unnamed valley on Old US 24/State Road 21 on very old alignment(Not Logansport Road that today is also known as old 24)
Closed to all traffic
Not many know about this small bridge which lies on an old alignment of US 24. Privately owned now and only seen during winter on the North side of current Logansport Road which was also US 24 until recently.
Pipe Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pipe Creek on CR 350S
Replaced by new bridge
Built in 1886 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
PRR - CR 575 East Overpass   [Map]
Lost Bridge over County Road 575 East on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(Pennsylvania, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River Railroads)
Lost
This simple overpass of a county road is unknown today as bridge has been completely removed and approaches are undistinguishable today. Railroad was abandoned in 1968. Road is straightened out through this area today.
PRR - RACE Tower Industrial Line Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed ditch behind Church near Main Street(old US 35, 435) and 18th Street intersection on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Panhandle, New Castle and Richmond Railroads) in Logansport
Abandoned
This small bridge was part of the original alignment of Logansport's first rail line that left the current line at 18th Street and headed along the South side of Wabash River to South Burlington Avenue where a depot and turntable once sat.
PRR - Unnamed Stream Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed stream, Eel River tributary on former Pennsylvania Railroad (Penn Central Railroad, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River Railroads)
Abandoned
Another nice wooden trestle over a small stream that looks to be in decent condition although rail line has been abandoned here since 1968. On private property, but seen from County Road along Eel River on it's other bank.
PRR - Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Pennylvania Railroad at Logansport
Lost
Built 1861
PRR Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over Logansport and Eel River Railroad(former Pennsy affiliates Eel River "Detroit and Eel River", and also Vandalia "Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern" lines. on Former route of Pennsylvania RR(nee Panhandle Rou
Lost
The Panhandle's original route out of Logan heading North to Chicago, replaced by bypass cutoff built 6 miles West of here at Kenneth aka Trimer JCT. Abandoned in 1930's, Shows up in PRR papers in early 50's, but not thereafter so unknown when razed.
PRR/UTC Overpass   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Former Indiana Union Traction and small stream on Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other)
Removed
IUT Traction Company(later Indiana Railroad) went under the double tracked Panhandle(Pennsylvania RR) before arriving at the Wabash River and soon Logansport. Abutments are still there, bridge filled in and WSRY still runs the line overhead.
River Bluff Trail - Horney Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Horney Creek's mouth at Eel River which is running beside rail line/trail on Current River Bluff Trail, formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee PRR, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River)
Replaced by new bridge
This rail line has quite the storied history of many owners, abandoned about 1968 or sooner, about a mile around this bridge was made into a paved trail. Bridge deck replaced completely. I am not sure if timber pilings remain from original.
Seven Mile Pike bridge over Indiana Union Traction   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Indiana Union Traction, later Indiana Railroad Interurban line. on Seven Mile Road perhaps, Logansport. See Sources below for picture.
Long removed, US 35 and US 24 dual lane highway cross over this location on a fill.
Built probably by interurban so this pioneer county road could get across, was also a station stop for interurban. Today US 35/24 go thru here on fill and no traces remain of old bridge.
South Fork Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over South Fork Deer Creek on CR 1100 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; replaced 1992
South Fork Deer Creek US 35 Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over South Fork Deer Creek on US 35 in Galveston
Open to traffic
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1970. Once the Indiana Union Traction(later Indiana RR) interurban passed over this Right of way with their own track and bridge, later abandoned and US 35 built over old ROW.
SR 25 North 6th Street Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Eel River on State Road 25 and North 6th Street in Logansport
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1991. Former bridge was a concrete arch bridge, with even older structure being a Through truss that once also carried trackage of the Logansport Street Railways.
State Road 18 South Fork Deer Creek Bridge Galveston   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over S. Fork Deer Creek on State Road 18 in Galveston
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1968. Replaced 1994. New bridge stats Main spans 3 Span length 44.9 ft. Total length 113.9 ft. Deck width 37.1 ft. Material Concrete continuous Design Slab Deck Concrete Cast-in-Place
Third Street (Indiana 17)Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Four-span concrete arch bridge over Eel River on IN 17 in Logansport
In process of being completely rehabilitated, finally.
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1957,2014
Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad Wabash River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
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
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.
TP&W Cottonwood Creek Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Chicago and Logansport, Chicago Great Eastern, PCCST&L aka Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Winamac Southern Railway)
Open to traffic
TP&W Paw Paw Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Paw Paw Creek that flows into France Park(former France Stone Company quarry, now Cass County Park) on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and Panhandle Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern
Open to traffic on one side. Formerly Doubletracked.
This was part of the Pennsylvania Railroads main line from Chicago to Columbus or Cincinnati, as well as their state line division to Effner to connect with the TP&W at the Illinois state line. Second track abandoned in early 1980's.
TPW - Eel River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Eel River at mouth of river where it meats the Wabash River. on TP&W Railroad, formerly Winamac Southern, A&R Line, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads Columbus main line. in Logansport
Open to traffic
Built for Double track, now single. One very busy bridge hosting trains coming from 3 different directions. Local Trail group is wanting to use unused second track bed for new connection to France Park and Panhandle Pathway trail to Winamac,
TPW - West Wabash Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Country Road 50 South aka West Wabash Avenue near US 24 on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad(formerly A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport
Open to traffic
Formerly double tracked, now single track railroad overpass over the county road just West of Logansport and the former village of Dunkirk. Former Pennsylvania
TPW Crooked Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and Panhandle Railroad, Toledo Logansport and Burlington, others).
Open to traffic
TPW Georgetown Road Viaduct   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Georgetown Road aka Towpath Ranch Road where it meets US 24 on Toledo, Peoria, Western Railroad(formerly A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania Railroads. in Logansport West
Open to traffic
US 24 (OLD) Cottonwood Creek bridge   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on former section of US 24 on different alignment
Closed to all traffic
Bridge is on former alignment of US 24. Currently used by utility companies for access to poles.
US 24 Cottonwood Creek Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on US 24
Open to traffic
Built 1933
US 35 Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on Us 35 in Lincoln
Replaced, Open to traffic
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1993. Former Indiana Union Traction Interurban line ran over this Right of way with their own Bridge and tracks, abandoned and US 35 built on ROW.
US24 Crooked Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked Creek on US 24
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 2001
UTC - Phillips Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Phillips Ditch Tributary of Rock Creek on Former Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction Interurban) in Walton
Closed to all traffic
Part of the IUT interurban line from Kokomo to Logansport. Easily seen from US 35 on North side of Walton as you are leaving town. Interurban went out in early 1930's and line scrapped.
UTC - Wabash River Bridges   [Map]
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Wabash River, Kienly Island via two separate bridges. on Formerly Interurban Indiana Union Traction(later Indiana Railroad) in Logansport
Lost
Built to carry the Indiana Union Traction Company cars from Kokomo and Indianapolis across the Wabash River into Logansport on trackage shared with Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Co. that started North side of bridges
Vandalia Railroad Horney Creek bridge (East side of IND 25)   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Horney Creek on Formerly Penn Central (nee Pennsylvania RR, Vandalia, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern Railroad, others) in Logansport
Closed to all traffic
Part of the former Vandalia Railroad from Terre Haute to South Bend via Logansport, this bridge has been abandoned for about 40 years but is suprisingly still in decent shape.
Vandalia Railroad Horney Creek Bridge (West side of IND 25)   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Horney Creek on Formerly Penn Central (nee Pennsylvania RR, Vandalia, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern Railroad, others) in Logansport
Closed to all traffic
Located behind residences and a church West side of Indiana 25 at it's Horney Creek bridge crossing, or due West of IND 25 and Smith Street intersect.
Wabash/NS overpass East of Cass Station Old 24   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Logansport Road/Old US 24
Replaced with new alignment and bridge. Open to traffic
Built 1972; rehabilitated 1996
West Branch IN 16 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Twelve Mile Creek on IN 16
Open to traffic
Built 1936
Williams Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Culvert bridge over Williams Ditch on Logansport Road/Old US 24
Recently replaced and Open to traffic
Winamac Southern Railway Deer Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete deck girder bridge over Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Lincoln
Open to traffic
Interesting that US 35 passes on one side of bridge and Lincoln Pike Road is on the other side, with all 3 featuring different type of bridge structures over Deer Creek.
Winamac Southern Railway Minnow Creek Tributary Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Minnow Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Logansport
Open to traffic
Located on small stream immediately West of Country Road 325 East. Rail line formerly double tracked, now single.
Winamac Southern Railway South Fork Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck girder bridge over South Fork of Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Galveston
In use
Winamac Southern Railway Unnamed Stream Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over unnamed creek South of Lincoln, runs into nearby Deer Creek. on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Lincoln
Open to traffic
South side concrete abutment damaged, but still open. Train wreck here many years ago damaged this structure and dumped coal cars. Parts of older metal bridge and concrete could be seen up to3 years ago.
Winamac Southern Wabash RIver Bridge   [Map]
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
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.
WSRY - CR475 E Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over CR475 E on Winamac Southern Railway in Anoka
Open to traffic
Zimmerman Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Four-span concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 600 East
Closed to all traffic
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.