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Robbins Ditch Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Chris Light

BH Photo #102995

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Robbins Ditch on CSX Transportation
Location
Starke County, Indiana
Status
One span open to railroad traffic, one span abandoned
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38980, -86.63487   (decimal degrees)
41°23'23" N, 86°38'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/530526/4582094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingsford Heights
Inventory number
BH 17062 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

CSX Railroad (1,331)
Girder (8,901)
Indiana (4,552)
Open (38,020)
Owned by railroad (10,870)
Plate girder (6,776)
Railroad (14,206)
Starke County, Indiana (17)
Through girder (3,306)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2007: Posted photos from Chris Light

Sources 

  • Chris Light - CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com

Comments 

Robbins Ditch Railroad Bridge
Posted December 29, 2007, by Bruce Bridges (railfan727 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This was at one time the mainline of the Pennsylvania RR between Chicago and Pittsburgh. It is now operated by a short line, the Chicago, Ft. Wayne, and Eastern.