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PC - West Fork White River Bridge

Photos 

Looking East-Southeast

The four Southernmost spans.

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in November 2009

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BH Photo #151260

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned thirteen-span deck plate girder bridge over West Fork White River and W. Grand Ave. on former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, Cincinnatti and Chicago Air Line)
Location
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned, the two Northernmost spans gone
History
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Richmond Branch taking trains from Cincinnatti to Anoka(Logansport) and onto Chicago. This line was abandoned when Conrail took over in 1976 and didn't include sections of this line in its company.
Railroads
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11793, -85.68029   (decimal degrees)
40°07'05" N, 85°40'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/612457/4441681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anderson South
Inventory number
BH 43820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Anderson, Indiana (13)
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Girder (10,203)
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Indiana (4,907)
Madison County, Indiana (61)
Penn Central Railroad (1,336)
Pennsylvania Railroad (882)
Plate girder (7,901)
Railroad (15,361)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: added google street view
  • December 31, 2009: Updated by James Norwood: added railroad info
  • December 31, 2009: Added by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Norwood