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Monon Railroad-Big Raccoon Creek Bridge

Photo 

1908 Postcard view

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BH Photo #499238

Description 

Current replacement bridge is operated by CSX

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Monon Railroad
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890's
Railroad
- Monon Railroad (MON)
Design
Pinned Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.90940, -86.79788   (decimal degrees)
39°54'34" N, 86°47'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517275/4417720 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck truss (1,942)
Indiana (5,111)
Lost (29,079)
Monon Railroad (29)
Montgomery County, Indiana (89)
Pin-connected (4,870)
Pratt deck truss (410)
Pratt truss (10,405)
Railroad (16,518)
Replaced by new bridge (19,770)
Truss (35,956)

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon

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