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Winamac Southern - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136809

Map 

Facts 

Overview
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
Location
Galveston, Cass County, Indiana
Status
In use
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
Open deck, steel construction with limestone block abutments
Also called
PRR - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.58153, -86.18808   (decimal degrees)
40°34'54" N, 86°11'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568714/4492621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galveston
Inventory number
BH 42243 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 20, 2014: Updated by James Norwood: Corrected Bridge Name, not part of CIND or CERA or Railamerica or G&W. Once operated under contract by CERA and TP&W, now US Rail
  • April 9, 2009: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 7, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood