Rating:
1 vote

C&O Honey Creek bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by James Norwood in November 2010

Enlarge

BH Photo #184890

Map 

Description 

Tracks end about one quarter mile West/Northwest of here, and this section is currently used to store tank cars. Immediately East of here is Kokomo Grain Incorporated's Amboy facility which sends outbound unit grain trains via current track owner Winamac Southern Railway. Their operator, US Rail, uses borrowed Norfolk Southern Railway power to work this line.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Honey Creek on Kokomo Grain/Winamac Southern Railway (US Rail operated) former CSX Railroad, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
Location
Amboy, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
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.
Design
All Wood construction
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.60624, -85.92728   (decimal degrees)
40°36'22" N, 85°55'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/590753/4495600 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Amboy
Inventory number
BH 46810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Amboy, Indiana (2)
Beam (14,484)
Indiana (4,627)
Miami County, Indiana (70)
Open (38,306)
Owned by railroad (11,170)
Timber stringer (3,720)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood