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CSX - Kankakee River Bridge

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CSX - Kankakee River Bridge

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Photo taken by Bob Kalal in April 2021

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #496058

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Kankakee River on CSX Railroad
Location
Shelby, Newton County, Indiana, and Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
- Monon Railroad (MON)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18270, -87.34209   (decimal degrees)
41°10'58" N, 87°20'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/471309/4559095 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelby
Inventory number
BH 67597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 16, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

CSX - Kankakee River Bridge
Posted March 24, 2022, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Sorry Mr. Rainford but I'm pretty sure the current and predecessor railroads are correct.

CSX - Kankakee River Bridge
Posted March 24, 2022, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is Norfolk Southern bridge, not CSX.

CSX - Kankakee River Bridge
Posted April 19, 2021, by Bob Kalal (k [dot] kalal [at] comcast [dot] net)

was here last Saturday. 2021-04-17