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PRR - Mud Creek Bridge

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Abutments

They have now become someone's back yard.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in December 2009

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BH Photo #157846

Description 

Lost bridge over Mud Creek at Homer was part of the Rushville and Shelbyville Railroad built in 1850. When the bridge was built is unknown but the line was abandoned by Conrail in 1976 and scrapped shortly thereafter. Abutments are still in place. For most of it's existence it was owned by Pennsylvania Railroad followed by Penncentral and Conrail

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Mud Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad (former Shelbyville & Rushville RR)
Location
Homer, Rush County, Indiana
Status
Removed
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.57752, -85.57890   (decimal degrees)
39°34'39" N, 85°34'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/622050/4381831 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manilla
Inventory number
BH 44423 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Conrail (1,710)
Homer, Indiana (2)
Indiana (5,097)
Lost (28,382)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (939)
Penn Central Railroad (1,536)
Pennsylvania Railroad (1,022)
Railroad (16,447)
Rush County, Indiana (61)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: add tag
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Ed Hollowell

Sources 

  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com