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PRR - Turkey Creek Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162693

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Turkey Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond
Location
Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
Future prospects
Could be used for trails.
History
This particular structure built to carry trains on the Richmond Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Cincinnatti to Chicago(Via Anoka and Logansport). Many passenger trains traversed this bridge. Line abandoned by Penn Central in early 1970's.
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 plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 48.0 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36599, -85.96518   (decimal degrees)
40°21'58" N, 85°57'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/587859/4468894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windfall
Inventory number
BH 43792 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: New photos from James Norwood
  • December 28, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood