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Indiana Southern Railroad County Line Road Overpass

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Indiana Southern Railroad on County Line Road
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 1994
Design
Deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Also called
Owen County Bridge Number 175
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.34233, -86.66661   (decimal degrees)
39°20'32" N, 86°39'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/528728/4354818 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87479 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (802)
Built during 1900s (7,265)
Deck girder (5,783)
Girder (10,307)
Indiana (4,934)
Lost (25,054)
Lost 1994 (430)
Lost during 1990s (4,003)
Owen County, Indiana (88)
Replaced by new bridge (16,839)
Span length under 25 feet (6,913)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,216)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2019: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Indiana Southern Railroad County Line Road Overpass
Posted December 14, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Used to go over this rickety-ass bridge a lot in high school on our way to the then-opened Secrest Ferry bridge. Quite the party destination back in the day.