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Pennsylvania Railroad State Road 218 underpass

Photos 

Aerial view from PRR documents

West bound 218 to left, you can see the turns you had to make to get under this bridge before getting to North side of tracks heading east. Very low clearance as well.

Pennsylvania RR

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BH Photo #136978

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over State Road 218 and creek on abandoned Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) in Bunker Hill
Location
Bunker Hill, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Lost
History
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.
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 38.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65738, -86.09033   (decimal degrees)
40°39'27" N, 86°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/576899/4501121 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bunker Hill
Inventory numbers
INNBI 028940 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2009: Updated by James Norwood: Incorporated NBI 1992 data
  • April 13, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 11, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood