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CSX - White River Bridge

Photo 

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/76/Old_Piers_on_White_River_Gosport_Indiana_Monon_RR.jpg

BH Photo #141112

Map 

Description 

Part of the Monon Routes line from Louisville to Chicago or Michigan City, this bridge's piers date to an earlier bridge. When line was abandoned, girders sold to another railroad and removed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over White River on former CSX Transportation south of Gosport
Location
Gosport, Owen County, Indiana, and Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Demolished in 1997
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chicago, Indianapolis, & Louisville Railway (CIL)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
Design
Deck plate girder with limestone block piers
Also called
Monon - White River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33789, -86.65560   (decimal degrees)
39°20'16" N, 86°39'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/529679/4354330 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gosport
Inventory number
BH 42720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood