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County Road 600 West Overpass

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Looking South from US 24 down CR 600 West and railroad

Bridge is gone, but you can see the elevation change they had to make up for when installing an at-grade railroad crossing after bridge removal.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #137330

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Humpback Timber Stringer over Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad (nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) on 600 West in Logansport 6 miles West
Location
Cass County, Indiana
Status
Lost, at grade road crossing in place currently on this dead end road.
History
This bridge was on a road that dead ends now with limited road or rail traffic. Now an at-grade crossing with crossbucks.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Wood deck with extreme climbs on approaches. Timber pilings. Single lane. "Humpback"
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76412, -86.48693   (decimal degrees)
40°45'51" N, 86°29'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/543303/4512699 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucerne
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0900136 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42255 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 27.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
100

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2009: Updated by James Norwood: Incorporated NBI 1992 data
  • April 23, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 18, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 7, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood