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PC - Johnstown Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in January 2019

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BH Photo #442218

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge on Former Penn Central Railroad Line
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca. 1921
Design
Timber trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.17384, -87.00860   (decimal degrees)
39°10'26" N, 87°00'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/499257/4336068 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,795)
Beam (16,314)
Built during 1920s (10,112)
Have street view (27,846)
Indiana (5,014)
Owen County, Indiana (88)
Timber stringer (4,183)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added bridge type
  • January 12, 2019: New Street View added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

PC - Johnstown Trestle
Posted January 12, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love the snow !

PC - Johnstown Trestle
Posted January 12, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have drove by this structure a hundred times, but can't get too close because it is swamp conditions at all times. Will still try when the ground hardens up>