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Nickel Plate Road Cicero Creek bridge

Photos 

Mr. Tidler himself maybe?

From Gary Tidler's "Stories From The 50's" Site

http://gwtidler.wordpress.com/black-bridge/

View this photo at gwtidler.wordpress.com

BH Photo #151077

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over Cicero Creek on Hoosier Heritage Port Authority owned, Indiana Transportation Museum operated(nee NS, N&W, NKP, LE&W, Peru and Indianapolis Railroads)
Location
Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Bridge had a another right beside it for the Indiana Union Traction when it was in service, since removed.
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
Design
Plate girder
Also called
Black Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27942, -86.03512   (decimal degrees)
40°16'46" N, 86°02'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/582025/4459217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tipton
Inventory number
BH 43790 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Corrected design. This is a plate girder instead of a Pratt pony truss.
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • December 29, 2009: New photos from James Norwood
  • December 28, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com