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Big 4 Railroad-Big Blue River Bridge

Photo 

Pre 1923 photo

BH Photo #444977

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Big 4 Railroad
Location
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880's by the Big 4 Railroad; replaced in 1916 by the current bridge that is now CSX.
Builder
- Big 4 Railroad
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52960, -85.77687   (decimal degrees)
39°31'47" N, 85°46'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/605120/4376264 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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