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TP&W - Cottonwood Creek Bridge

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North side of span

View from former alignment of US 24. Wabash River on other side of this railroad bridge. April 2010

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #161561

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad(nee Chicago and Logansport, Chicago Great Eastern, PCCST&L aka Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Winamac Southern Railway)
Location
Cass County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Formerly doubletracked railroad line, only single track remains today and local trail groups would like to use second roadbed for trail connecting Logansport with the Panhandle Pathway trail to Winamac.
Railroads
- Chicago & Great Eastern Railway (C&GE)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
WSRY - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Conrail - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
PC - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
PRR - Cottonwood Creek bridge
CGE - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Panhandle - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75627, -86.43208   (decimal degrees)
40°45'23" N, 86°25'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/547938/4511856 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucerne
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44811 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood