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Logansport 3rd St. Wabash River Bridge


3rd Street Truss early 1900's

This bridge had a another truss segment added for Interurban line sometime after construction. Great Flood of 1913 took out this bridge and a Concrete Luten Arch bridge replaced it.

Indiana Digital Image Library

BH Photo #159579



Lost Bridge over Wabash River on 3rd St on North side of Biddle Island
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Replaced by new bridge
Originally crossed by wooden bridges, and later Iron through truss. At one time Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company had a track across the East side of Iron truss bridge until it's abandonment. Later a Concrete Arch bridge was here.
- Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. (FtW&WV)
- Interurban
Length of largest span: 109.3 ft.
Total length: 292.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75076, -86.36633   (decimal degrees)
40°45'03" N, 86°21'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/553493/4511282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 0900140 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44643 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 20, 2014: Updated by James Norwood: added notation that Indiana 25 rerouted across the current bridge due to Hoosier Heartland Highway route reconfiguration in Logansport 2014
  • May 26, 2010: New photo from James Norwood
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: corrected GPS coordinates, added details.
  • March 28, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon


  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • James Norwood