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NS - Burlington Avenue Viaduct

Photos 

Looking North on Biddles Island

Eastbound Norfolk Southern trains tail-end passes over Burlington Avenue/South 3rd Street

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136493

Map 

Facts 

Overview
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
Location
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Replaced
History
Built to carry South 3rd Street/Burlington Avenue and the Interurban track of the FT. W&WV Traction Company thus the 3 lane width.
Railroads
- Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. (FtW&WV)
- Interurban
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Open deck, new supports in place when replaced in 2007.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
Biddle's Island Burlington Avenue Bridge
US 35/Indiana 29 Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75001, -86.36597   (decimal degrees)
40°45'00" N, 86°21'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/553524/4511200 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Logansport
Inventory numbers
INNBI 007990 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42203 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: bridge design/type
  • May 25, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 9, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 7, 2009: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 6, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 4, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com