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Monon Trail - Little Calumet River Bridge

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Munster Trail Bridge

Overview, approaches are historic

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335534

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Street View 

Description 

Originally a 9 span I-Beam, the center 5 spans were replaced with a modern trail bridge in 2014, leaving four historic spans

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Little Calumet River on Monon Trail
Location
Munster, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Reconstructed 2014
Railroads
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57386, -87.51855   (decimal degrees)
41°34'26" N, 87°31'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/456769/4602593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calumet City
Inventory number
BH 68884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2019: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • December 10, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 14, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jeff Wieland

Comments 

Monon Trail - Little Calumet River Bridge
Posted December 10, 2015, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here is what the bridge looked like in 2013