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CFE - IN17 Overpass

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South side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #178150

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over State Road 17 on Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad via lease of CSX Transportation line(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway)
Location
Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, formerly two tracks, currently only one side used. Line once hosted the famous PRR "Broadway Limited" passenger train, but after being downgraded and sold, then leased, today it only see's a minute amount of trains compared to it's heyday
Railroads
- Chicago, Ft. Wayne, & Eastern Railroad (CFE)
- Conrail (CR)
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33860, -86.31042   (decimal degrees)
41°20'19" N, 86°18'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557697/4576575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plymouth
Inventory numbers
INNBI 004510 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 46247 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
7,681

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • September 19, 2010: Added by James Norwood

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