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UTC - Cicero Creek Bridge

Photos 

North Abutment

all of the remains of this bridge are in sad shape. Of interest, immediately to right of photo was formerly the IUT Tipton shop complex, where most buildings survive and are used by a manufacturer.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #162635

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cicero Creek on Formerly Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Union Traction)
Location
Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana
Status
Lost
History
Built to carry the interurban cars from Indy to Logansport, Peru, Fort Wayne, and other points North. Line was abandoned in or about 1932. Only Abutments remain today. Nickel Plate Road bridge immediately to the East of this structure.
Railroads
- Indiana Railroad (IR)
- Interurban
- Union Traction Company of Indiana (UTC)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27928, -86.03522   (decimal degrees)
40°16'45" N, 86°02'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/582017/4459201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tipton
Inventory number
BH 43791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • James Norwood