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UTC - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek South Fork on Formerly Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction)
Location
Cassville, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built to carry Interurban cars from Indianapolis to Peru and points North and East. Bankrupt and abandoned in or about 1932. Bridge probably removed shortley thereafter. Only Abutments remain today.
Railroads
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Union Traction Company of Indiana (UTC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56120, -86.12092   (decimal degrees)
40°33'40" N, 86°07'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/574420/4490418 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miami
Elevation
820 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Interurban", "Railroad", "Indiana Railroad"
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: corrected County location
  • April 17, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com