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I&CT-Flatrock River Bridge

Photos 

Cropped postcard showing I&CT Deck truss behind Big4 Bridge.

1920 postcard view

BH Photo #480006

Description 

In 1906 the Indianapolis Shelbyville & Southeastern Traction Company was in the process of expanding it's line to Greensburg. Before completion it was sold to the Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction Company, who completed the segment in 1907. It was reorganized in 1929 as part of the Indianapolis & Southeastern Railroad, and then discontinued in 1932.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Flatrock River on Indianapolis & Cincinnati Traction line
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Line completed 1907; Discontinued 1932
Design
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.42493, -85.62363   (decimal degrees)
39°25'30" N, 85°37'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/618468/4364837 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2020: New photos from Tony Dillon

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