Wabash County

Barnart Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 400W
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1981; replaced 1992
Bear Grass Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Bear Grass Creek on CR 400E
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1991
Bear Grass Creek IN 15 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Bear Grass Creek on IN 15
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Big Four Wabash River bridge   [Map]
Deck girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Wabash
Open to traffic
Built 1907
Branch Salamonie River Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Salamonie River on CR 600E
Unknown status
Carroll Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Smith Street in Wabash
No longer exists
Built 1889 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1982
Charley Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Charley Creek on Mill Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 1996
Charley Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Charley Creek on Miami Street
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1997
Charley Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Charley Creek on Wabash Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1992
Conrail Marion Branch US 24 overpass bridge   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Us 24 on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, New York Central) in Wabash
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1927, Removed 1996 when New 4 lane US 24 built. New Pony plate girder built on West side of old bridge with new rail line alignment. US 24 probably old county road when old bridge built.
CR 700 West Erie Railroad Eastbound track viaduct   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over CR 700 West/ Forgy Road on Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad Eastbound track(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Abandoned
Original track right of way, later Eastbound track and at a much lower height than other track. Different construction as well. Rail line abandoned in early 1980's.
CR 700 West Erie Railroad Westbound track viaduct   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over CR 700 West/ Forgy Road on Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad Westbound track(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Abandoned
Part of former Erie Railroad which was double tracked. Rail lines are on separate grade elevations, with Westbound track right of way much higher and built 1911-1916.
Dora Covered Bridge 14-85-03x   [Map]
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Salamonie River
Destroyed by fire
In 1967 construction of the Salamonie Reservoir necessitated removal. Large pontoons were fastened to each end of the bridge and it was floated to a new home near Dora Pike Road crossing Foster Pond.
Eel River Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on IN 15
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1977; replaced 1993
Eel River IN 13 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Eel River on IN 13 in North Manchester
Open to traffic
Built 1945; rehabilitated 1999
Eel River Railroad Eel River Bridge Liberty Mills   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and subsidaries, Wabash{via Lease}, Detroit Eel River and Illinois Railroads)
Removed
Once part of a rail line from Logansport to Butler, Indiana. Line has a colorful history, but was abandoned over this bridge in 1975. Bridge spans removed in early 1980's..
Eel River Railroad Eel River Bridge North Manchester   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and subsidaries, Wabash{via Lease}, Detroit Eel River and Illinois Railroads)
Removed but not replaced, piers and abutments remain.
Once part of a rail line from Logansport to Butler, Indiana. Line has a colorful history, but was abandoned over this bridge in 1977. Bridge spans removed in early 1980's..
Enyeart Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Enyeart Creek on US 24
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1993
Erie - .Eel River bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Heritage Railroad aka Laketon Refinery line(nee Chicago and Indiana, Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Open to traffic
Railroad was abandoned in early 1980's and tracks taken up. Later, Laketon Refinery had a short stretch relaid to access their plant to the Norfolk Southern Railway Marion Branch at Bolivar.
Erie - SR15 Overpass (Westbound Track)   [Map · Street View]
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over State Road 15 on Formerly Erie Lackawanna Railroad(nee Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Lost
Erie Railroad was double tracked in this area. Two Structures side by side, but at different elevations. Westbound track was at a higher grade. Line abandoned and pulled up in the 1980's. Chicago and Indiana Railroad was the last operator (1979)
Erie Railroad SR 15 underpass Eastbound Track bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over State Road 15 on Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad Eastbound track(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Lost
Erie Railroad was double tracked in this area. Two Structures side by side, but at different elevations. Westbound track was at a higher grade. Line abandoned and pulled up in the 1980's. Chicago and Indiana Railroad was the last operator (1979
Ferry Street Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Charley Creek on Ferry Street in Wabash
Open to traffic
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1985
FT. W&WV Lagro Creek bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek on Former Indiana Railroad(nee Indiana Service Corporation, Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction)
Removed
Built to carry interurban line over Lagro Creek on it's journey from Fort Wayne to Lafayette. Line abandoned in 1930's.
Grant Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Grant Creek on America Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1930; replaced 1991
Grant Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Grant Creek on Walnut Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1970; replaced 1991
Grant Creek Main Street Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Grant Creek on Main Street in La Fontaine
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1993
Helms Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Helms Creek on Mill Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1932; replaced 1995
Huntington Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on Huntington Street in Wabash
Open to traffic
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1995
Kentner Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Kentner Creek on US 24
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1995
Lafontaine Avenue railroad viaduct   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lafontaine Avenue near Bailey Road and Waterworks Road intersection on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, New York Central, Big Four Railroads)
Open to traffic
Railroad is part of the NS Marion Branch running from Elkhart to Anderson, Indiana. Located on start of big climb out of Wabash River valley for Southbound trains. Built on new alignment, as old was just East of this location.
Liberty Mills Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Eel River on 1st St. in Liberty Mills.
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1890
North Manchester Covered Bridge 14-85-02   [Map · Street View]
Covered bridge over Eel River on Mill Street in North Manchester
Currently under renovation
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1971 & 2013
Paw Paw Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Paw Paw Creek on CR 700W
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1952; replaced 1992
Paw Paw Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Paw Paw Creek on CR 500N
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 1991
Paw Paw Creek IN 13 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Paw Paw Creek on IN 13
Open to traffic
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1996
Rager Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Rager Ditch on CR 600E
Unknown status
Roann Covered Bridge 14-85-01   [Map]
Two-span covered bridge over Eel River on CR 700 West in Roann
Open to traffic
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1992
Rush Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Rush Creek on CR 800E
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1991
Silver Creek IN 114 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Silver Creek on IN 114
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1999
Silver Creek IN 15 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Silver Creek on IN 15
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Swank Creek IN 13 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Swank Creek on IN 13
Open to traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1987
Unger Ditch Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Unger Ditch on Road 700 West
Open to traffic
Built 1960
Wabash and Erie Canal Lagro Creek Aqueduct   [Map]
Lost Stone arch bridge over Lagro Creek on Formerly W&E Canal
Lost
Once carried canal boats over Lagro Creek on their journey from Toledo, Ohio to Evansville, Indiana and points in between. Canal abandoned in or about 1870's.
Wabash Huntington District Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail) Marion Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) Huntington District in Wabash
Open to traffic
This bridge has been a headache for the railroads with it's low clearance. Collisions have occured when tall rail cars hit the bridge in the past. Both rail lines busy and have a connection here.
Wabash Lagro Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic
Once carried the famous "Wabash Cannonball" passenger train on this rail route between Detroit/Toledo and St. Louis/Kansas City. Today heavily utilized by NS.
Wabash Railroad Wabash River bridge Andrews, Indiana   [Map]
Pony Plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) in Andrews
Open to traffic
Wabash River Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Wabash River on CR 100 North
Open to traffic
Built 1899; rehabilitated 1993
Wabash Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Eel River on Wabash Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1870, removed sometime around 1990