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ERIE - Grand Calumet River 'ED' Bridge

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ERIE Grand Calumet 'ED' Bridge

looking north

Photo from BridgeHunter

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BH Photo #452824

Map 

Description 

Swing truss shared with Nickle Plate and C&O Railroads

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Grand Calumet River on Erie Railroad
Location
Hammond, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Demolished
History
Removed 1977
Railroads
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
ED Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62554, -87.52080   (decimal degrees)
41°37'32" N, 87°31'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/456616/4608332 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Erie Lackawanna Railroad (418)
Erie Railroad (285)
Hammond, Indiana (8)
Indiana (4,970)
Lake County, Indiana (88)
Lost (25,664)
Lost 1977 (78)
Lost during 1970s (818)
Movable (3,031)
Railroad (15,852)
Swing (1,492)
Through truss (15,412)
Truss (33,352)
Warren through truss (1,635)
Warren truss (6,682)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed "IN, Indiana"
  • July 28, 2019: Updated by Luke: Correct Erie category to pre-existing one.
  • July 28, 2019: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added categories "Erie Railroad (ERIE)", "Erie Lackawanna Railroad"
  • July 22, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 22, 2019: Added by Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke

Comments 

ERIE - Grand Calumet River 'ED' Bridge
Posted April 11, 2021, by Michael Dye (luxpan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Photo credit for photo #5.

The photo, of the bridge's SE elevation, was taken, in February 1957, by the late CL Coates, Foreman of Erie Signal Gang #33 and EL Signal Gang #51.

VR,

Michael Dye

AT1, USN (Ret)