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IRM - Patoka River Bridge #1

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick in February 2011

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BH Photo #223136

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Railroad bridge over the Patoka River East of Dubois Crossroads
Location
Dubois County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by the Southern Railway; Now owned by the Indiana Railway Museum out of French Lick.
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
6-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.47561, -86.78577   (decimal degrees)
38°28'32" N, 86°47'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/518686/4258609 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubois
Inventory number
BH 50883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Dubois County, Indiana (58)
Indiana (4,676)
Indiana Railway Museum (5)
Open (38,807)
Owned by railroad (11,688)
Patoka River (18)
Pratt through truss (5,147)
Pratt truss (8,941)
Railroad (14,919)
Southern Railway (300)
Through truss (14,413)
Truss (31,751)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated known information
  • January 9, 2012: Added by Nick

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Comments 

Railroad bridge
Posted January 10, 2012, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This bridge crosses the Patoka River.