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CSX - Wabash River Bridge (DelphI)

Photos 

Postcard view of Monon bridge to right and Pittsburg bridge to left

Postcard photo

BH Photo #139316

Map 

Description 

Another slow point on the Monon Route, at one time a timber bridge, later through truss, and finally a plate girder bridge removed when rail line was abandoned in early 1990's. Also crossed County Road 900 West on West side near Pittsburg and another long ago abandoned County Road on East side of river.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on former CSX Transportation in Delphi
Location
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1949, abandoned in the early 1990's
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chicago, Indianapolis, & Louisville Railway (CIL)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
L&N - Wabash River Bridge (DelphI)
Monon - Wabash River Bridge (DelphI)
L&N - Wabash River Bridge (DelphI)
Monon - Wabash River Bridge (DelphI)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59448, -86.69826   (decimal degrees)
40°35'40" N, 86°41'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/525531/4493785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delphi
Inventory number
BH 42291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • April 10, 2009: Added by James Norwood

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