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Sugar Creek Trail Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Jim Smith in November 1972

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BH Photo #163747

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Sugar Creek on Montgomery County Sugar Creek Trail (former Conrail Railroad)
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic as a pedestrian bridge
History
Built ca. 1920's for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Peoria & Eastern Railroad (P&E)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 383.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.04228, -86.96311   (decimal degrees)
40°02'32" N, 86°57'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/503146/4432450 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crawfordsville
Inventory number
BH 45074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated status to reflect trail use
  • April 27, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: Corrected railroad info, creek name
  • April 26, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sugar Creek Trail Bridge
Posted May 30, 2016, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Below this bridge on the banks of Sugar Creek is the largest public access site for fossils and criniods in the state of Indiana. You can just be walking and find fossils by looking down

Sugar Creek Big Four Railroad Bridge
Posted September 5, 2010, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a picture of the deck now, I don't claim credit for the picture I copied it from Indiana Trails.org giving all credit where credit is due.

Sugar Creek Big Four Railroad Bridge
Posted September 5, 2010, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] hotmail [dot] com)

According to Bird's eye view this bridge is located on the Montgomery County Sugar Creek Trail. The picture here is from 1972. The trail builders have totally changed the character of the bridge to make it safer for trail use. It no longer even remotely looks like the picture above.