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TPW - Eel River Bridge

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Another view of TP&W Eel bridge

Again taken from across the Wabash River looking at South side of bridge. West Market Street/Indiana 25(old US 24) concrete bridge in background.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136495

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Facts 

Overview
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
Location
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
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,
Railroads
- A&R Line Railroad (ARE)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Open deck with center divider between tracks.
Formerly a Through Truss double track bridge at this location before this bridge was built.
Also called
Panhandle - Eel River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75070, -86.37288   (decimal degrees)
40°45'03" N, 86°22'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/552940/4511272 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Logansport
Inventory number
BH 42204 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2014: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • April 13, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 6, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 4, 2009: Added by James Norwood

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