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CSX - Eel River Bridge

Photos 

Probably Westbound Funits

Today only piers and abutments remain.

C&O Railroad Historical Society

View this photo at cohs.org

BH Photo #249596

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on former CSX Transportation (nee Chesepeake and Ohio Railroad) in Hoover
Location
Hoover, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
This was once part of the Chesepeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad's line from Chicago to Cincinnati. Supposedly one of the most photographed bridges along the C&O route, but I haven't found any evidence to support that claim.
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Winamac Southern Railway (WSRY)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
C&O - Eel River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80732, -86.19189   (decimal degrees)
40°48'26" N, 86°11'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568161/4517682 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Twelve Mile
Inventory number
BH 42311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2013: Photo imported by James Norwood
  • December 31, 2010: Updated by Mark Frazier: Fixed typo in builder name
  • April 13, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 11, 2009: Updated by James Norwood
  • April 10, 2009: Added by James Norwood

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