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CFE/NS - Yellow River Bridge

Photos 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mobilene/2769945336/

Looking West

Photo by Jim Grey

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BH Photo #178180

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Yellow River 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
Formerly Two Tracks, once hosted Pennsy's "Broadway Limited" and later Amtrak, second road bed may be used by Fiber Optic Cable Line.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
8-panel, riveted Pratt Pony truss
Also called
PRR - Yellow River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33849, -86.30990   (decimal degrees)
41°20'19" N, 86°18'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557740/4576563 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plymouth
Inventory number
BH 46250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • September 19, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com