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Abandoned CSX - Emery Crossing Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #245507

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned B&O Railroad bridge over Emery Crossing Rd in Clarksville
Location
Clarksville, Clark County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
May become part of a proposed greenway trail
History
Built 1903, knocked off abutments by careless semi driver.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
B&O - Emery Crossing Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29625, -85.78503   (decimal degrees)
38°17'46" N, 85°47'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/606242/4239383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Albany
Inventory number
BH 54971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2014: Updated by J.P.: bridge lost due to collision with semi.
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad", "CSX Railroad", minor cleanup
  • December 28, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • December 21, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Abandoned Railroad Bridge
Posted January 24, 2014, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Another bridge victim to a semi and not paying attention to signage.

http://www.wave3.com/story/24540276/semi-stuck-under-bridge