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Nickel Plate IMC Crazy Creek bridge

Photos 

West side April 2009

You can see the side rails added by trail group for pedestrian use

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #139291

Map 

Link to Nickel Plate Trail Inc. website. 

Written by James Norwood

http://www.nickelplatetrail.org/news.html

Facts 

Overview
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
Location
Denver, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Reworked with walkway and side rails for pedestrian use by Nickel Plate Trail Group via the Indiana Trails Fund. Rail line is "Railbanked" for possible future possible reactivation for rail or other utility need.
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85971, -86.07632   (decimal degrees)
40°51'35" N, 86°04'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/577847/4523594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peru
Inventory number
BH 42455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2009: Essay added by James Norwood
  • April 27, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood