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Wabash and Erie Canal Lagro Creek Aqueduct

Photos 

Looking East

Fuzzy, but you can see all that is left is some stone. Interurban bridge remains to right.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #180245

Map 

Description 

Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction line utilized former tow path beside canal route and has it's own former bridge site adjacent. Also, adjacent canal lock remains, as well as lock keepers log home.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Lagro Creek on Formerly W&E Canal
Location
Lagro, Wabash County, Indiana
Status
Lost
History
Once carried canal boats over Lagro Creek on their journey from Toledo, Ohio to Evansville, Indiana and points in between. Canal abandoned in or about 1870's.
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83728, -85.72455   (decimal degrees)
40°50'14" N, 85°43'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/607531/4521476 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lagro
Inventory number
BH 46398 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct/Irrigation Canal (82)
Arch (12,316)
Deck arch (11,555)
Indiana (4,974)
Lagro, Indiana (3)
Lost (25,757)
Stone arch (3,129)
Wabash County, Indiana (59)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2010: Updated by Eric Root: Corrected spelling of aqueduct
  • October 3, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net