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St. Joseph Avenue-Penn Central Overpass

Photos 

Evansville Courier & Press: February 21 1966

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BH Photo #511380

Description 

Was the site of a fatal car crash 10 years before it was removed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Penn Central Railroad (abandoned line) on St. Joseph Avenue
Location
Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
Removed and crossing filled in.
Railroad
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
St. Joseph Avenue-CC&C Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.08976, -87.59788   (decimal degrees)
38°05'23" N, 87°35'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447571/4215943 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94957 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (16,868)
Indiana (5,089)
Lost (28,364)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (938)
Penn Central Railroad (1,533)
Timber stringer (4,316)
Vanderburgh County, Indiana (51)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2021: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 4, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com