Northern Indiana Railway

Reporting mark: NIR
Formed in 1905 by the merger of the Indiana Railway Co. combined with Chicago & South Shore Railway Co., forming Northern Indiana Railway Co.


Further Info:

Indiana Avenue Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built 1898 by the Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co.; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Elkhart River on Indiana Avenue in Goshen
Restored and opened to traffic

Michigan Street Bridge (1881) (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1881; Modified for Interurban use ca. 1906; Replaced 1914
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on South Bend & Southern Michigan Railway & Michigan St.
Replaced by a new bridge

NIR - Berrien Springs Bridge (Berrien County, Michigan)
Built 1906; Removed 1939
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Southern Michigan Railway
Removed but not replaced, abutments still extant

NIR - Triple Flyover (Berrien County, Michigan)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central (Formerly Michgan Central & Big Four) on Northern Indiana Railway (South Bend & Southern Michigan Railway)

SJSB&S/NIR Overpass (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Northern Indiana Railway on St. Joseph, South Bend & Southern Railroad