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NS - Trail Creek Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #392763

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Trail Creek on Norfolk Southern RR
Location
Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1905
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
7-panel Warren Swing through truss
Also called
Michigan City Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72263, -86.89793   (decimal degrees)
41°43'21" N, 86°53'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/508489/4618985 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Michigan City West
Inventory number
BH 51553 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Amtrak (434)
Built 1905 (723)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Have street view (22,093)
Indiana (4,198)
La Porte County, Indiana (26)
Michigan City, Indiana (4)
Movable (2,705)
New York Central Railroad (407)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,419)
Open (36,593)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pin-connected (3,225)
Railroad (13,091)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,892)
Truss (29,442)
Warren through truss (1,447)
Warren truss (5,790)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 1, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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