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WSR - Deer Creek Bridge

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Looking South from State Road 218 at bridge.

Maybe I can get a side view on another trip.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #151075

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Winamac Southern Railway (former Conrail, Penn Central, PRR, Vandalia, Logansport Terre Haute and Southwestern)
Location
Camden, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Part of rail line from Terre Haute to Logansport originally, once hosted Amtrak in early 1970's. Line sold to Winamac Southern in 1990's. Line is abandoned South of Bringhurst to Frankfort, but remains to Logansport
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Pennsy Railroad Deer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.60393, -86.53269   (decimal degrees)
40°36'14" N, 86°31'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/539535/4494895 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flora
Elevation
650 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood