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INRD - Fall Creek Bridge

Photo 

Fair Train

Photo taken by Jason Leverton

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BH Photo #265475

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on Railroad in Indianapolis
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Currently a very possible candidate for upgrading to a commuter line between Noblesville, Fishers, and Indianapolis in the near future.
History
Part of the second oldest rail line in Indiana, this bridge helped connect Indianapolis with Kokomo, Peru, Plymouth, and Michigan City. Today Indiana Transportation Museum uses this line for excursions including the annual Indiana State Fair Train.
Railroads
- Indiana Rail Road (INRD)
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83144, -86.12599   (decimal degrees)
39°49'53" N, 86°07'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/574788/4409414 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indianapolis West
Inventory number
BH 44878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • September 2, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • September 7, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: added railroad info
  • April 14, 2010: Added by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com