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Indiana Railroad - Wildcat Creek Bridge

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East abutment

Highway US 35/Indiana 22 bridge in background and literally inches away from these remains. I am suprised they left abutments after highway bridge was replaced.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162619

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through trus bridge over Wildcat Creek(today Kokomo Reservoir) on formerly Indiana Railroad
Location
Greentown, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built to carry former interurban line from Marion, Indiana to Kokomo, Indiana in or about 1905. Abandoned in early 1930's.
Railroads
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Kokomo, Marion & Western Traction Co. (KM&W)
- Northern Indiana Power Co. (NIPC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47774, -85.98141   (decimal degrees)
40°28'40" N, 85°58'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/586338/4481282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greentown
Inventory number
BH 44895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Flickr - Poster states this is from a private collection. Great photo find.