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UTC - South Fork Deer Creek Bridge

Photos 

South abutment

Nickel Plate Trail is behind me in this angle. These two abutments are all the remain of Interurban line however.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162770

Map 

Description 

Immediately to West is old Nickel Plate Road rail line now used as a trail. Both of these old rail routes ran together from Kokomo to Bunker Hill.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek South Fork on former Indiana Railroad (nee Indiana Union Traction)
Location
Cassville, Howard County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Built ca. 1907, abandoned in or ca. 1932
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 44907 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Interurban", "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