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Conrail - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Center)

Photo 

East side as seen from County Road 300 East's own bridge

No track on this bridge since mid to late 1970's.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #139179

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Abandoned Conrail in Center
Location
Center, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Forgotten structure over Kokomo Creek just off CR 300 East near Center Indiana. Tracks have been gone since 1970's. Once part of Pennsylvania RR's Richmond Branch, a heavy duty passenger route between Cincinnatti and Chicago.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44123, -86.07037   (decimal degrees)
40°26'28" N, 86°04'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/578840/4477146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kokomo East
Inventory number
BH 42298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • April 25, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 10, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

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