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NS - Lafontaine Avenue Overpass

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West side closeup

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #192617

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Facts 

Overview
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)
Location
Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
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.
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79122, -85.81160   (decimal degrees)
40°47'28" N, 85°48'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/600262/4516259 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wabash
Inventory number
BH 47810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2013: Updated by Brent Tindall: Fixed typo in name
  • January 21, 2011: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

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