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C&O Railroad Taylor Ditch bridge

Photos 

As seen from adjacent Indiana highway 18

South side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #163575

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Taylor Ditch on Kokomo Grain/Winamac Southern Railway/US Rail Corporation(nee CSX, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad aka Chessie System)
Location
Grant County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced between 2014 and 2017
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSXT)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Chessie System
Design
all wooden with exception of part of supports which use concrete instead of usual pile driven timbers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.5 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.57660, -85.85138   (decimal degrees)
40°34'36" N, 85°51'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/597216/4492391 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweetser
Inventory number
BH 44999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: bridge has been replaced
  • December 27, 2018: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • April 23, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Jeff Wieland
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com