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CSX - Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Zoomed in on girder

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #234116

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Silver Creek on Abandoned Railroad (formerly B&O)
Location
Clarksville, Floyd County, Indiana, and Clark County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
Future prospects
Going to be reused as a rail to trail project
History
Built 1906 by the Riverside Bridge Company of Wheeling, West Virginia
Builder
- Riverside Bridge Co. of Wheeling, West Virginia
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
B&O - Silver Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29525, -85.79079   (decimal degrees)
38°17'43" N, 85°47'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/605740/4239265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Albany
Inventory number
BH 44234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "CSX Railroad"
  • June 25, 2012: Updated by J.P.: added builder, and build date based off plaque I found today. Photos come later.
  • April 5, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • February 23, 2010: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com