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UTC - Wabash River Bridge

Photos 

Pcwperu01

Looking North at old Broadway bridge to right and IUT bridge to left during flood in 1930. C&O Railway depot seen in background. This IUT bridge replaced the one washed away in the great flood of 1913.

BH Photo #183713

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Formerly Indiana Railroad Traction(nee Indiana Union Traction)
Location
Peru, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built 1905; Removed in the 1930s
Railroads
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Union Traction Company of Indiana (UTC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74996, -86.06673   (decimal degrees)
40°44'60" N, 86°04'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/578785/4511420 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bunker Hill
Inventory number
BH 45003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected bridge type + added interurban info.
  • October 27, 2010: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 23, 2010: Added by James Norwood