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WBCR-Salamonie River Bridge

Photo 

WBCR Salamonie

Photo taken by Scott Ash

BH Photo #491828

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Salamonie River on Wabash Central Railroad
Location
Huntington County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Wabash Central Railroad (WBCR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68305, -85.43200   (decimal degrees)
40°40'59" N, 85°25'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/632503/4504755 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warren
Inventory number
BH 76902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • July 12, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • May 2, 2017: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

WBCR-Salamonie River Bridge
Posted March 3, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thanks Scott! I moved your pic to the main page.

My dad is from Warren and I have been under this bridge hundreds of times since I was a kid. There used to be an artesian well nearby on the River Road, not sure if it still flows and is accessible.

WBCR-Salamonie River Bridge
Posted March 2, 2021, by Scott Ash (sash5282 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Here’s a shot I took recently