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PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking West from Highland Park October 2005

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #137062

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Location
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Could be used for trail or removed for reuse.
History
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Kokomo Belt Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Built into a curve. Still in great shape despite vegitation growing on either side of approaches.
Also called
Highland park railroad bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47152, -86.14492   (decimal degrees)
40°28'17" N, 86°08'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/572485/4480444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kokomo West
Inventory number
BH 42297 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Closed (2,646)
Conrail (1,459)
Deck girder (5,645)
Girder (9,998)
Howard County, Indiana (41)
Indiana (4,876)
Kokomo Belt Railroad (1)
Kokomo, Indiana (23)
Norfolk & Western Railway (538)
Owned by city (5,247)
Park (270)
Pennsylvania Railroad (834)
Plate girder (7,738)
Railroad (15,216)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 10, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood