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Erie - Eel River bridge

Photo 

ErieEelRiver

Google Earth Image

BH Photo #159056

Map 

Facts 

Overview
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)
Location
Laketon, Wabash County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
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.
Railroad
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96857, -85.83531   (decimal degrees)
40°58'07" N, 85°50'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/597999/4535921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Manchester South
Inventory number
BH 44608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood