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Georgetown Trestle

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Dec. 2008

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BH Photo #130790

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over the Yellow Fork River and a city street on NS (Former Southern) Railway in Georgetown
Location
Georgetown, Floyd County, Indiana
Status
Open to railroad traffic
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 1,200.0 ft.
Deck width: 7.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29387, -85.98049   (decimal degrees)
38°17'38" N, 85°58'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/589152/4238912 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Inventory number
BH 38411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,949)
Floyd County, Indiana (32)
Georgetown, Indiana (1)
Have street view (22,077)
Indiana (4,198)
Open (36,569)
Owned by railroad (9,815)
Steel stringer (4,688)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,666)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2010: New Street View added by Jacob P. Bernard
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • December 23, 2008: Updated by Nathan Morton
  • December 22, 2008: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jacob P. Bernard

Comments 

Georgetown Trestle
Posted April 26, 2012, by Richard Tekulve (canoeindiana [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This stream is Georgetown Creek that flows aprox. 3 miles NW of this picture into Indian Creek. To my knowledge of studying streams in Indiana there is no Yellow Fork River in the state. There is however a Yellow River that goes through Plymouth and Knox but it is located in Northern Indiana.

Georgetown Trestle
Posted March 16, 2011, by Richard Tekulve (CANOEINDIANA [at] YAHOO [dot] COM)

This trestle is located on the southwest side of Georgetown and is totally located in Floyd County.