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UTC - Phillips Ditch Bridge

Photos 

East side closeup April 2009

As seen from US 35 on North side of Walton

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #139185

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Phillips Ditch Tributary of Rock Creek on Former Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction Interurban) in Walton
Location
Walton, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Current private home owner has possesion, barn built on North side approach
History
Part of the IUT interurban line from Kokomo to Logansport. Easily seen from US 35 on North side of Walton as you are leaving town. Interurban went out in early 1930's and line scrapped.
Railroads
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Union Traction Company of Indiana (UTC)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66670, -86.24709   (decimal degrees)
40°40'00" N, 86°14'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563639/4502031 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Onward
Inventory number
BH 42438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,533)
Cass County, Indiana (86)
Closed (2,576)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,773)
Deck arch (10,784)
Indiana (4,623)
Indiana Railroad (32)
Interurban (858)
Owned privately (1,507)
Preserved (1,125)
Railroad (14,380)
Union Traction Company of Indiana (26)
Walton, Indiana (1)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2014: Updated by James Norwood: updated name of waterway
  • April 25, 2009: New photos from James Norwood
  • April 23, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood