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PRR - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge

Photos 

East Chicago Indiana rail bridge

Rall type removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #326305

Map 

Description 

Lost Rall lift bridge on Pennsylvania Railroad. Railroad roundhouse just east of bridge location is still extant. They're Once 4 Rall types built across the Indiana Harbor Canal.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Location
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Lost
Builders
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Theodor Rall of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Lift bridge of Rall design
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65770, -87.45584   (decimal degrees)
41°39'28" N, 87°27'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462046/4611872 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whiting
Inventory number
BH 50923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 23, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 5, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Info
  • January 12, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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