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Madison Railroad - Pike Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P. in November 2009

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BH Photo #148471

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Pike Street on Madison Railroad
Location
Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1837; Oldest known bridge of any type in the state of Indiana
Railroads
- Madison & Indianapolis Railroad
- Madison Railroad (CMPA)
Design
Stone Arch--segmental
Dimensions
Total length: 95.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Vernon Overpass
Madison & Indianapolis Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98645, -85.60913   (decimal degrees)
38°59'11" N, 85°36'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/620463/4316193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vernon
Inventory number
BH 43579 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2017: New photos from John Key
  • June 30, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Madison Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 23, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name, History and HAER data
  • November 4, 2009: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER IN-20 - Madison & Indianapolis Railroad, Vernon Overpass, Gains Street & Pike Street, Vernon, Jennings County, IN
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Key