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IN - Hiram Sweet Ditch Bridge

Map 

Description 

For pictures and descriptions go to http://indianarailroads.org/board/index.php?topic=15600.msg1...

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Hiram Sweet Ditch on Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Location
Steuben County, Indiana
Status
Replaced with culverts and fill
History
Built 1916; Replaced 2014
Railroads
- Indiana Northeastern Railroad (IN)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Hamilton Bridge
N&W - Hamilton Bridge
Wabash - Bridge 1393
IN - Hamilton Bridge
Wabash - Hiram Sweet Ditch Bridge
N&W - Hiram Sweet Ditch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53081, -84.90335   (decimal degrees)
41°31'51" N, 84°54'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/674913/4599806 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton
Inventory number
BH 62656 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2014: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Date built and name
  • August 24, 2014: Added by Ed Hollowell

Sources 

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

Comments 

IN - Hiram Sweet Ditch Bridge
Posted December 4, 2014, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Very informative link that is provided here. Great discussion! Thanks for linking to it!