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Monon Trail - Fall Creek Parkway Overpass

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The Monon Trail is a pedestrian trail converted from the Monon Railroad.

Photo taken by James McCray in Feburary 2009

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Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Fall Creek Parkway on Monon Trail (Former Monon Railroad) in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Once part of the "Shortest line to Chicago", this line was abandoned in the 1980's by then owner CSX Railroad
Railroads
- Chicago, Indianapolis, & Louisville Railway (CIL)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82082, -86.13702   (decimal degrees)
39°49'15" N, 86°08'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/573856/4408226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory number
BH 39071 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • December 30, 2012: New photos from J.P.
  • January 22, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • December 31, 2009: Updated by James Norwood: added history
  • March 20, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: overview, design
  • February 2, 2009: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com