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PRR - Unnamed Ditch Bridge

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Abandoned Rushville & Shelbyville Bridge

At Homer's east side. Was abandoned in 1976.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in December 2009

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BH Photo #157848

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Remains if the Rushville & Shelbyville Railroad which came to be owned by Pennsylvania RR and was abandoned in 1976 when Penncentral was becoming Conrail. The road was built in 1850 though when the bridge was built is unknown.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Ditch on Rushville & Shelbyville Line
Location
Homer, Rush County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.57921, -85.57154   (decimal degrees)
39°34'45" N, 85°34'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/622680/4382029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manilla
Inventory number
BH 44424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,335)
Beam (14,364)
Conrail (1,018)
Have street view (25,400)
Homer, Indiana (2)
Indiana (4,625)
Penn Central Railroad (719)
Pennsylvania Railroad (615)
Railroad (14,361)
Rush County, Indiana (53)
Steel stringer (5,614)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Add Streetview
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Ed Hollowell

Sources 

  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com