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VGR - Kellar Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in February 2016

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BH Photo #348750

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Street Views 

Description 

This railroad bridge passed through several ownership's during its time in operation.. VGR--1881-1891, CWM-Cincinnati-Wabash and Michigan 1891-1892, Big Four (Cleveland, Cincinnati. Chicago and St. Louis) 1892-1930, New York Central 1930-1968 and Penn Central from 1968-1973. The track was abandoned North Vernon- to Rushville in 1973.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kellar Street on Abandoned Vernon, Greensburg, and Rushville Railroad
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Cincinnati, Wabash & Michigan Railway (CW&M)
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Vernon, Greensburg, & Rushville Railroad (VGR)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00903, -85.62557   (decimal degrees)
39°00'33" N, 85°37'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619001/4318677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Vernon
Inventory number
BH 55020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 30, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 9, 2016: New photo from J.P.
  • December 27, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • December 27, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad", "Big Four Railroad", "New York Central Railroad", "Penn Central Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com