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Panhandle Pathway Trail - Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

MillCreekPulaskiCtyPRR

BH Photo #162384

Map 

Description 

Two deck plate girders side by side for former doubletrack railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek on Panhandle Pathway Trail(nee Toledo Peoria and Western, A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Panhandle PCC&StL, Chicago Great Eastern, Logansport and Chicago Railroads)
Location
Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Two separate spans over this creek for a formerly double tracked railroad. Both survive, one side is today used for a trail and has had a concrete deck installed.
Railroads
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
Design
Two spans side by side
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Also called
PRR - Mill Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01257, -86.57607   (decimal degrees)
41°00'45" N, 86°34'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/535646/4540239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winamac
Elevation
700 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood