Miami County

Big Pipe Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 1100 East
replaced by new bridge
Built 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 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 1998
Broadway Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on S. Broadway (IN19) in Peru
Replaced by new bridge
Butler Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 950 North
Open to traffic
Built 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 Railroad
Open to traffic
Once 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 Deck girder bridge over State Road 124 on former CSX Transportation in Peru
Removed
Removed ca. 1990's
C&O Wabash River bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on abandoned CSX Transportation in Peru
Lost
Removed 1990's
Country Club Road Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Country Club Creek on Country Club Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 2001
Country Club Road Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Country Club Creek on Country Club Road
Open to traffic
Built 1935
County Road 125 West Big Pipe Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on CR 125 W
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1924; replaced 1999
County Road 750 North Weesau Creek Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Weesau Creek on Cr 750n
Open 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 South
Lost
Long 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 S
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915; replaced 1996
Daniel Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Daniel Creek on CR 450 East
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1979
Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 25 W
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1992
Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 400 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 2000
Denniston Bridge   [Map]
Two-span through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 440 West
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1883 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Stream 1 Eel River on CR 150 West
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 500 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 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 Denver
Abandoned
Rail 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 Chili
Abandoned
Abandoned 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 Hill
Lost, area filled in for roadway
Built 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)
Abandoned
Formerly 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 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; replaced 1993
Honey Creek IN 19 Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Honey Creek on IN 19 in Amboy
Open to traffic
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1991
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)
Removed
Once 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)
Lost
Once carried interurban from Indianapolis to Peru and North and East. Damaged in 1913 flood, rebuilt. Removed after interurban abandoned and no traces remain today.
Little Pipe Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Little Pipe Creek on CR 1300 South in Converse
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930
Little Pipe Creek Old US 31 Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Little Pipe Creek on Old US 31
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Logansport Road Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Prarie Ditch on Logansport Road
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1968
Lost Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 100 East
Possibly 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 Road
Replaced
Built 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 Country Road 900 North underpass   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Miami County Road 900 North on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others)
Nickel Plate Trail now open
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 Denver
Open as part of Nickel Plate Trail October 2010
Once 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 Denver
Open 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 Denver
Open to pedestrians
This 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 Hill
Open to pedestrians
Once 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 pedestrians
Built 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 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 Peru
Destroyed by fire
This 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.
Nickel Plate Trail - Wabash River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway, soon Nickel Plate Trail in Peru
Open
one 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 Trail Little Weesau Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Weesau Creek on Nickel Plate Trail soon, formerly Norfolk Southern(nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western, others)
Open to pedstrians on the Nickle Plate Trail
Old US 31 Wabash River Business Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Three-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Business US 31 at Peru
Open to traffic
Built 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 East
Disassembled 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 Hill
Closed to all traffic
Built 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 Hill
Lost
Formerly 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 ARB
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 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 East
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1986
Prairie Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Prairie Ditch on Eel River Cemetery Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; replaced 1998
Prairie Ditch Old US 31 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Prairie Ditch on Old US 31 in Peru
Open to traffic
Built 1937
River Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Little Pipe Creek on River Road
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Russell Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Russell Ditch on CR 1100 S
Open to traffic
Built 1930
South Fork Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over South Fork Deer Creek on CR 1100 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; replaced 1992
Sugar Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 700 E
Replaced by new bridge
Built 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 Peru
Open to traffic
At 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 Street
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1974
Weesau Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Weesau Creek on CR 100 West
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1975