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Saline City Birch Creek Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in December 2018

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BH Photo #439528

Map 

Video 

Saline City Birch Creek Railroad Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Description 

Appears to be the Evansville & Indianapolis RR line

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Birch Creek
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Evansville & Indianapolis Railroad (E&I)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36698, -87.13762   (decimal degrees)
39°22'01" N, 87°08'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/488144/4357510 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83771 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2019: New video from Mike Daffron
  • December 18, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 16, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Saline City Birch Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted December 16, 2018, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Both this and the Barrack Corner bridge were first built as Evansville and Indianapolis but became New York Central and then Penn Central. They may have become Conrail but I'm not sure when they were abandoned.

Saline City Birch Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted December 16, 2018, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I will get better pix asap. It was getting dark and I needed to walk a bit.