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NS - Lagro Creek Bridge

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South Side

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #180226

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Location
Lagro, Wabash County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
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.
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Mix of steel and concrete with elongated piers to allow addition of second railroad track if ever needed.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Also called
NS - Canal Street Overpass
Wabash - Canal Street Overpass
Wabash - Lagro Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83828, -85.72568   (decimal degrees)
40°50'18" N, 85°43'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/607434/4521585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lagro
Elevation
680 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 46396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • October 3, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke