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Vandalia Railroad (PRR) South Fork Wildcat Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over South fork of Wildcat Creek on former Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, Vandalia, Terre Haute and Logansport Railroads)
Location
Clinton County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Once part of a rail line from Terre Haute to South Bend, this line saw many owners until Conrail abandoned the line through here in 1993 and quickly pulled up the tracks. Amtrak ran their Southwind and Floridian trains on this bridge in 1970's.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31490, -86.51214   (decimal degrees)
40°18'54" N, 86°30'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/541451/4462822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankfort
Inventory number
BH 42653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Clinton County, Indiana (72)
Closed (2,570)
Conrail (1,018)
Deck girder (5,045)
Girder (9,135)
Indiana (4,625)
Pennsylvania Railroad (615)
Plate girder (6,947)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood