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PRR - West Fork White River Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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BH Photo #153408

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Two different spans with slightly different lengths.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1885 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
2-span Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 135.0 ft.
Total length: 265.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20150, -85.38135   (decimal degrees)
40°12'05" N, 85°22'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/637763/4451377 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muncie West
Inventory number
BH 43937 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • December 11, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 11, 2016: New photos from John Key
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • May 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Pennsylvania Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 22, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • January 26, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker
  • John Key
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Abandoned Railroad Bridge
Posted January 28, 2010, by Todd (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

This would be cool to be used as a bike path bridge to compliment the trail on the plate girder bridge next to it.