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PRR - Mud Creek Bridge

Photos 

South abutment

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162656

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Mud Creek on Former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Panhandle, Chicago and Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond Railroads) in Nevada
Location
Nevada, Tipton County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Once part of the PRR's route from Cincinnati to Chicago(via Anoka and Logansport), this route hosted passenger trains until 1971 before Amtrak was formed. Left out of Conrail, it was abandoned starting in 1976. Unknown when bridge was removed.
Railroads
- Chicago & Great Eastern Railway (C&GE)
- New Castle & Richmond Railroad (NC&R)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
Design
Deck girder
Also called
Nevada railroad bridge
PC - Mud Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39244, -86.00294   (decimal degrees)
40°23'33" N, 86°00'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/584620/4471792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kokomo East
Inventory number
BH 42615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • May 26, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood