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CR 225 South Erie Railroad overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Howard

View this photo at indianarailroads.org

BH Photo #159053

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad Westbound track(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads) on Former section of County road 225 South, section is now private drive.
Location
Fulton County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built to carry this rural county road over the Westbound track of the Erie Railroad between 1911-1916. Eastbound track crossed at ground level on South side of bridge approach.
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
The railroad had made a cut through here for adding a second track in the 1910's bringing the need for this structure. Single lane.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01998, -85.99194   (decimal degrees)
41°01'12" N, 85°59'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/584754/4541464 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silver Lake
Inventory number
BH 44606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • November 7, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • March 25, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com