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CERA - Lawn/Green Run Bridge

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Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162629

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Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Grass Run or Lawn Run on Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf Route, others)
Location
Greentown, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built over small ditch, but since 1950's has also had the Kokomo Reservoir litteraly at it's feet after Wildcat Creek was dammed.
Railroads
- Central Railroad of Indianapolis (CERA)
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Toledo, St. Louis & Western Railroad (TStL&W)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 45.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Cloverleaf Lawn/Green Run Bridge
Reservoir railroad bridge
NKP Lawn/Green Run Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.48878, -85.99013   (decimal degrees)
40°29'20" N, 85°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/585584/4482499 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greentown
Elevation
830 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood