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B&O - Woods Fork Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Jim Gladden in July 2020

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BH Photo #476479

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Woods Fork creek on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Location
Scott County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Stone double arch bridge built by Irish Laborers in 1856
Builder
- Day Laborers (Irish)
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Ohio & Mississippi Railroad (O&M)
Design
Deck arch
Also called
Irish Double Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67655, -85.63695   (decimal degrees)
38°40'36" N, 85°38'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/618566/4281765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blocher
Inventory number
BH 53222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2020: Updated by Luke: Merged photo from Jim Gladden
  • August 29, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad", "Ohio & Mississippi Railroad"
  • August 22, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

B&O - Woods Fork Creek Bridge
Posted July 20, 2020, by Jim Gladden (Jim [at] GenesisRacingLLC [dot] com)

The building of Woods Fork Creek Bridge

B&O - Woods Fork Creek Bridge
Posted July 18, 2020, by Jim Gladden (Jim [at] GenesisRacingLLC [dot] com)
B&O - Woods Fork Creek Bridge
Posted July 18, 2020, by Jim Gladden (Jim [at] GenesisRacingLLC [dot] com)

Photo of B&O - Woods Fork Creek Bride 7/18/2020

3840'35.6"N 8538'13.0"W

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