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Panhandle Pathway Trail - Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

MillCreekPulaskiCtyPRR

BH Photo #162384

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