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ERIE - CR 700 West Overpass (WB)


Eastbound track in foreground(deck plate girder), Westbound in background(arch). Notice the grade separations.

Photo taken by LJ. Thank you!

View this photo at indianarailroads.org

BH Photo #159050


Street View 


Lost closed-spandrel arch bridge over CR 700 West/ Forgy Road on Formerly Chicago and Indiana Railroad Westbound track(nee Erie Western, Erie Lackawanna, Erie, Chicago and Atlantic Railroads)
Disko, Wabash County, Indiana
Removed in May of 2016
Part of former Erie Railroad which was double tracked. Rail lines are on separate grade elevations, with Westbound track right of way much higher and built 1911-1916.
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
Looks to be a concrete arch, unlike nearby Eastbound track right of way which is of deck plate metal girder construction.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
Forgy Road Overpass (WB)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99347, -85.92689   (decimal degrees)
40°59'36" N, 85°55'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/590259/4538586 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 44602 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Arch (12,307)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,101)
Deck arch (11,547)
Disko, Indiana (2)
Erie Railroad (285)
Have street view (27,279)
Indiana (4,970)
Lost (25,668)
Lost 2016 (283)
Lost during 2010s (3,397)
Railroad (15,852)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,274)
Wabash County, Indiana (59)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2019: New photo from Jen Savage
  • June 13, 2016: Updated by Owen Fishback: Removed in May of 2016
  • November 14, 2014: New photo from Owen Fishback
  • March 25, 2010: Added by James Norwood


  • James Norwood
  • Jen Savage - reoracer [at] gmail [dot] com


Erie - CR 700 West Overpass (Westbound)
Posted December 3, 2019, by Jen Savage (reoracer [at] gmail [dot] com)

Found and added a really good old photo from 2014 from this (north/westbound/tunnel) side of these really cool set of railroad bridges. Wish they were still there... use to purposely drive out in the country just to look at these.

Erie - CR 700 West Overpass (Westbound)
Posted June 29, 2019, by Jen Savage (reoracer [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have some photos of this somewhere before it was removed, will see if I can find them and post them. Used to drive under this really neat overpass regularly.