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Winamac Southern - CR475 E Overpass

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West side October 2005

Someone has had fun painting "Buddy Town", though Anoka is the town's name on this Winamac Southern Railroad line

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136521

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Description 

Probably built to help locals access adjacent US 35 when trains would be waiting to enter a busy Rairoad junction just North of here. Floods easily, and school bus travels under it daily despite it's low clearance.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over CR475 E on Winamac Southern Railway in Anoka
Location
Anoka, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
- Vandalia Railroad (1905-17) (VAND)
- Winamac Southern Railway (WSRY)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.71733, -86.27897   (decimal degrees)
40°43'02" N, 86°16'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/560898/4507628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anoka
Inventory number
BH 42210 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 4, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Luke