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Evansville & Indianapolis - Eel River Bridge

Photos 

Remaining pier

Photo provided by Anna Rees

BH Photo #246887

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost railroad bridge over the Eel River on the former E&I Railroad
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Removed, not replaced
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big 4)
- Evansville & Indianapolis Railroad (E&I)
- Evansville, Indianapolis, & Terre Haute Railway (EI&TH)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32862, -87.12410   (decimal degrees)
39°19'43" N, 87°07'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/489303/4353252 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clay City
Land survey
T. 10 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 55213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "New York Central Railroad"
  • January 14, 2013: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com