Big Pipe Creek Bridge [Map] Pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 1100 Eastreplaced by new bridgeBuilt 1925. Roadway runs down the Miami and Grant County line.
Big Pipe Creek Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 950 EReplaced by new bridgeBuilt 1925; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 1998
Broadway Bridge [Map] Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on S. Broadway (IN19) in PeruReplaced by new bridge Butler Bridge [Map] Through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 950 NorthOpen to trafficBuilt 1903 by the Pan American Bridge Company.
C&O Honey Creek bridge [Map] Timber stringer bridge over Honey Creek on Kokomo Grain/Winamac Southern Railway(US Rail operated) former CSX Transportation, Chesapeake and Ohio RailroadOpen to trafficOnce part of the C&O of Indiana's line from Chicago to Cincinatti, later most of line abandoned in early 1990's. Section from just North of Amboy to Marion, Indiana's Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, PC, PRR) Goodman Yards was saved and sold.
C&O Railroad State Road 124 viaduct [Map] Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over State Road 124 on former CSX Transportation (nee Chessie System, Chesapeake and Ohio of Indiana) in PeruRemovedAnother bottleneck to get past, you had to make sharp turns to pass under the bridge as SR 124 switched from one side to the other of track. Deck and girders removed but Concrete abutments remain. Area completely bypassed by new SR 124 alignment.
C&O Wabash River bridge [Map] Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on abandoned CSX Transportation (former Chesapeake and Ohio of Indiana Railroad) in PeruLostPart of the C&O's line from Chicago to Cincinnati, the bridge had two extreme curves on both side approaches and was removed after line was abandoned in late 80's or early 90's. Piers & abutments remain. County Road 750 North Weesau Creek Bridge [Map] Slab bridge over Weesau Creek on Cr 750nOpen to traffic, poor shape with possible imminent collapse.Built 1930; rehabilitated 1983. Currently in poor condition with concrete falling and supports exposed. County officials fear it could collapse. This is a dead end road with 6 homes on it. Possible replacement could come 2013.
CR 600 South Pipe Creek Bridge [Map] Lost Bridge over Pipe Creek on Formerly CR 600 SouthLostLong forgotten road bridge. Probably removed when nearby US 31 was Dual Laned in 1950's and SR 218 was built. Only Limestone abutments remain today.
Creviston Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 1100 SReplaced by new bridgeBuilt 1915; replaced 1996 Daniel Creek Bridge [Map] Pony truss bridge over Daniel Creek on CR 450 EastOpen to trafficBuilt 1925; rehabilitated 1979
Deer Creek Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 25 WReplaced by new bridgeReplaced 1992
Deer Creek Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 400 EReplaced by new bridgeBuilt ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 2000 Denniston Bridge [Map] Two-span through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 440 WestOpen to one-lane trafficBuilt 1883 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Eel River Bridge [Map] Concrete arch bridge over Stream 1 Eel River on CR 150 WestOpen to trafficBuilt ca. 1930
Eel River Bridge [Map] Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 500 EReplaced by new bridgeBuilt ca. 1884; rehabilitated 1975; replaced 1993 Eel River/Vandalia Railroad bridge South Yorick Drive [Map] Abandoned steel stringer bridge over unnamed ditch beside South Yorick Drive on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia, Eel River, Detroit and Eel River Railroads) in DenverAbandonedRail line was abandoned in 1977. Rail line must have had a siding here as bridge is set up for two tracks, but rail line was a single track operation running from Logansport to Butler, Indiana.
Eel River/Vandalia Railroad Flowers Creek bridge [Map] Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Flowers Creek on former Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Vandalia, Eel River, Detroit and Eel River Railroads) near ChiliAbandonedAbandoned wood stringer bridge and rail line has been abandoned since 1977. Once carried Wabash Railroad trains when they had control of the Detroit and Eel River Railroad.
Elm Street Bunker Hill Pennsylvania Railroad bridge [Map] Lost Girder bridge over Abandoned Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Panhandle, others) on Elm Street in Bunker HillLost, area filled in for roadwayBuilt 1910, removed in 1990's. Currently filled in with Elm still going over. Built to avoid delays when the once busy doubletracked Panhandle/PRR trains would come to town. Station beside bridge and there was stairs down off bridge to tracks. Harrison Street PRR Railroad Viaduct [Map] Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Harrison Street on Formerly Conrail Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, others)AbandonedFormerly carried a double tracked railroad line that ran from Chicago(via Logansport) to Columbus, Ohio and points East. Tracks taken up in early to mid 1980's. Original concrete facing has fallen off steel underside as well.
Honey Creek Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on CR 700 EReplaced by new bridgeBuilt 1925; replaced 1993
Indiana Union Traction Company County Road 250 South viaduct [Map] Lost Bridge over County Road 250 South on Formerly Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction)RemovedOnce part of the IUT's line from Peru to Indianapolis. Road must have been elevated sometime after bridge removal. Today only one abutment remains on North side of this former bridge site.
Indiana Union Traction Wabash River Bridge [Map] Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Formerly Indiana Railroad Traction(nee Indiana Union Traction)LostOnce carried interurban from Indianapolis to Peru and North and East. Damaged in 1913 flood, rebuilt. Removed after interurban abandoned and no traces remain today. Logansport Road Bridge [Map] Concrete arch bridge over Prarie Ditch on Logansport RoadOpen to trafficBuilt 1928; rehabilitated 1968
Lost Bridge [Map] Through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 100 EastPossibly still closed.Built 1920 by the Rochester Bridge Co.
Lovers Lane Road Bridge [Map] Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Prairie Ditch on Lovers Lane RoadReplacedBuilt 1935, Replaced either 2007 or 2008 with Box Beam design. This bridge really added to the scenery of the area, but wasn't in great shape when I last crossed it in about 2003. Nickel Plate IMC County Road 100 West underpass [Map] Timber stringer bridge over County Road 100 West on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern (nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others), north of DenverOpen as part of Nickel Plate Trail October 2010Once part of the "IMC" division of the Nickel Plate Road running trains between Indianapolis and Michigan City. Abandoned in 1999, and railbanked. Indiana Trails Fund got ownership, later Nickel Plate Trail group, and converted into a trail.
Nickel Plate IMC Crazy Creek bridge [Map] Timber stringer bridge over Crazy Creek on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others) in DenverOpen to pedestrians
Nickel Plate IMC Eel River Bridge [Map] Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on "Nickel Plate Trail", formerly Norfolk Southern Railway (Nee N&W, NKP, Lake Erie & Western, others) in DenverOpen to pedestriansThis former bridge on the
Nickel Plate IMC Pipe Creek Bridge [Map] Deck girder bridge over Pipe Creek on Nickel Plate Trail, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis, others) in Bunker HillOpen to pedestriansOnce part of the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad to connect those two cities(2nd oldest in Indiana), Later saw NYC trains use this line as well. Last used by Central Railroad of Indy RR before abandonment in 1999. IMC denotes Indy to Michigan City.
Nickel Plate Road Deer Creek bridge [Map] Steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on former Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road IMC line, Lake Erie and Western, Peru and Indianapolis Railroads)Open to pedestriansBuilt to carry the second oldest rail line in Indiana from Indy to Peru, later Nickel Plate's IMC division, railroad abandoned in 1999, today it is part of the "Nickel Plate Trail" from Cassville just North of Kokomo through Peru and onto Rochester.
Nickel Plate Road IMC Wabash River Bridge [Map] Through truss bridge over Wabash River on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway, soon Nickel Plate Trail in PeruClosed to all traffic, soon open for pedestriansone of the oldest rail lines in Indiana, this bridge was built by Nickel Plate Road(later Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern). Last used by Central Railroad of Indy, Now Railbanked and property of Indiana Trails Fund
Nickel Plate Road Prairie Ditch bridge [Map] Lost Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Ditch on Nickel Plate Trail(former Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern Railway, Central Railroad of Indy, Indiana Hi-Rail Railroads) in PeruDestroyed by fireThis wooden bridge carried the former IMC division of NKP Railroad from Peru to Michigan City and was the start of a large grade in Northern Miami County. Arsonist burned the bridge in the 1990's and it was quickly abandoned. Charred pieces remain. Old US 31 Wabash River Business Bridge [Map] Three-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Business US 31 at PeruOpen to trafficBuilt 1939; rehabilitated 1988. Former US 31, also know as the Blue Star Highway with plaque at Southwest corner at road intersection
Paw Paw Creek Bridge [Map] Bowstring through truss bridge over Paw Paw Creek on CR 600 EastDisassembled and stored after tree fell on bridge. Hopefully will be restored someday.Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Penn Central Railroad underpass US 31 [Map] Concrete stringer bridge over US 31's dual lanes. on Abandoned Conrail Railroad in Bunker HillClosed to all trafficBuilt 1969. Old Rail line once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad system's Panhandle route, later Penn Central and Conrail's Columbus(Ohio)Secondary track, formerly double tracked.
Pennsylvania Railroad State Road 218 underpass [Map] Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over State Road 218 and creek on abandoned Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) in Bunker HillLostFormerly 3 tracks went overhead of the Pennsylvania RR's Columbus line from Columbus to Chicago. SR 218 made a tight turn under this bridge which was later straightened when bridge was removed.
Pipe Creek 400 West Bridge [Map] Lost through truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on 400 W near Grissom ARBReplaced by new bridgeReplaced 1989. Beautiful bridge that had survived many floods during it's lifetime. Road goes South into North gate of old Grissom Air Force Base, now reserve. Potter Ditch Bridge [Map] Concrete arch bridge over Potter Ditch on CR 1050 EastOpen to trafficBuilt ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1986
Prairie Ditch Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Prairie Ditch on Eel River Cemetery RoadReplaced by new bridgeBuilt 1925; replaced 1998 River Road Bridge [Map] Pony truss bridge over Little Pipe Creek on River RoadOpen to trafficBuilt 1932
Sugar Creek Bridge [Map] Lost pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 700 EReplaced by new bridgeBuilt ca. 1920; replaced 1993 Wabash and NKP Railroad Broadway Street Underpass [Map] Deck girder bridge over North Broadway Street aka Old US 31 on Norfolk Southern Railway's former Wabash Railroad, and abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway Nickel Plate Road IMC line(nee Norfolk and Western, Lake Erie and Western, others) in PeruOpen to trafficAt one time, Wabash and Nickel Plate Railroad trains used to cross over this bridge on their journey through Peru. Later N&W Railway bought both lines. Later successor NS abandoned the NKP line, but Wabash line still sees dozens of trains a day.
Wayne Street Bridge [Map] Lost Luten arch bridge over Wabash River on Wayne StreetReplaced by new bridgeReplaced 1974 Weesau Creek Bridge [Map] Concrete arch bridge over Weesau Creek on CR 100 WestOpen to trafficBuilt ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1975