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PRR Ray's Crossing Bridge

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Bridge For Sale

160 year history, needs work! (Just kidding.)

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in December 2009

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BH Photo #160043

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Branch of Lewis Creek on Abandoned Rushville & Shelbyville Railroad
Location
Rays Crossing, Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Road built 1850, abandoned by Conrail in 1976
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Stone Abutments
Dimensions
Total length: 18.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54040, -85.70397   (decimal degrees)
39°32'25" N, 85°42'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/611368/4377549 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rays Crossing
Elevation
820 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: added creek name, ownership, other
  • March 30, 2010: Added by Ed Hollowell

Sources 

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