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CSX - Eagle Creek Bridge

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Description 

Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroads Vandalia line from Indy to Terre Haute and St. Louis. Today used for Amtrak and as a connector line between CSX's former New York Central line and downtown with connections to the Indiana Southern Railroad and the old Indianapolis Union Belt.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Eagle Creek on CSX Railroad. Used daily by Amtrak's Cardinal or Hoosier State trains.
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
closed-spandrel concrete arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75625, -86.21347   (decimal degrees)
39°45'23" N, 86°12'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/567376/4400999 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory number
BH 44706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,534)
CSX Railroad (1,374)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,773)
Conrail (1,018)
Deck arch (10,785)
Have street view (25,417)
Indiana (4,625)
Indianapolis, Indiana (160)
Marion County, Indiana (201)
Open (38,219)
Owned by railroad (11,104)
Pennsylvania Railroad (615)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: added railroad info
  • April 2, 2010: Added by Joshua Collins

Sources 

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