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CFE - Town Creek Bridge

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CF& E Van Wert Bridge

side view

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in July 2010

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BH Photo #172336

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Street View 

Description 

Former dual track mainline of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Route of the Broadway Limited. Current owner is the Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad, part of RailAmerica. http://www.railamerica.com/RailServices/CFER.aspx

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Town Creek on Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad
Location
Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline, former route of the Broadway Limited
Railroads
- Chicago, Ft. Wayne, & Eastern Railroad (CFE)
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
PRR - Town Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.87085, -84.58521   (decimal degrees)
40°52'15" N, 84°35'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/703492/4527227 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Van Wert
Inventory number
BH 45838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad", "Genesee & Wyoming Inc.", "Pennsylvania Railroad", "Railroad"
  • November 17, 2011: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added stream name
  • April 10, 2011: Updated by Bob Morgan: corrected railroad name
  • October 28, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: added correct name of creek that bridge crosses
  • August 8, 2010: Added by Bob Morgan

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Comments 

Chicago, Fort Worth & Eastern Railroad Bridge
Posted January 7, 2011, by Jerry W.Foust (jwfoust [at] wcoil [dot] com)

The railroad name is actually Chicago,Fort Wayne & Eastern.