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Winamac Southern - Minnow Creek Tributary Bridge

Photos 

North side abandoned second track March 2006

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #136932

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Minnow Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Logansport
Location
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Located on small stream immediately West of Country Road 325 East. Rail line formerly double tracked, now single.
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 with limestone block bridge abutments, very small structure
Dimensions
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
PRR - Minnow Creek Tributary Bridge
"Port" bridge after station name on Conrail Railroad where their former Columbus Secondary main line met County Road 325 East
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73291, -86.31330   (decimal degrees)
40°43'58" N, 86°18'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557985/4509334 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anoka
Inventory number
BH 42281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 20, 2014: Updated by James Norwood: Corrected bridge name, again this rail line is not part of CIND(Central Railroad of Indiana) or CERA(Central Railroad of Indianapolis)
  • April 10, 2009: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 9, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood