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Wabash Railroad

Reporting mark: WAB
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NS - I-55 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1962
Pony/through girder bridge over I-55 on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - I-65 Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1969. Used daily by over 20 trains a day on this former Wabash Railroad line.
Deck plate girder bridge over I-65 on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - I-70 Overpass (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Concrete and steel stringer bridge over Interstate 70 / U. S. Highway 40 on the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Wentzville
Open to one track of railroad traffic

NS - IA202 Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Grade separation started 1936, completed 1937; demolished account of line abandonment ca. 1996
Lost Steel stringer bridge over IA Hwy. 202
Demolished

NS - Jasper Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Jasper St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Jennings Station Road Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Replacement bridge for original bridge #660, first erected in 1895
Girder bridge over Jennings Station Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Keeney Creek Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1868; rebuilt 1906 with this bridge
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Keeney Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Lagro Creek Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Once carried the famous "Wabash Cannonball" passenger train on this rail route between Detroit/Toledo and St. Louis/Kansas City. Today heavily utilized by NS.
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Decatur Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Renewed 1943 (per Wabash RR documents)
Closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Lake Decatur on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Lizzard Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Northbound span erected 1902; southbound span erected 1913. Portion of southbound span dismantled 1987.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lizzard Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - Lone Tree Creek (McLean County, Illinois)
Bridge over Lone Tree Creek on Norfollk Southern Rwy
Open

NS - Lone Tree Creek (Champaign County, Illinois)
Bridge over Lone Tree Creek on Norfollk Southern Rwy
Open

NS - Madden Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1903
Bridge over Madden Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Main Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1933
Deck plate girder bridge over N. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Main Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Markham Road Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Original 48' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1936 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Markham Road on Norfolk Southern RR 2.7 Mi W of Jacksonville
Open to traffic

NS - Maumee River Bridge (New Haven) (Allen County, Indiana)
Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Original 90' iron deck truss bridge built 1871; replaced 1923 by this bridge
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mauvaise Terre Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - McHatton Road Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Original 111' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1893; replaced 1936 with this bridge; replaced by overpass at an unknown date
Lost Steel stringer bridge over McHatton Rd. (now Missouri Bottom Rd.) on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Replaced by a new highway overpass

NS - MO-5 Overpass (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1912, Girder added 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over MO-5 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Moline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Bridge constructed 1896
Concrete deck girder bridge over Moline Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Nevada Road Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original 73' pile trestle Bridge #718 built 1881; replaced 1888 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with deck plate girder bridge; adjacent span erected 1906, numbered Bridge #718.5
Deck plate girder bridge over County road on Wabash Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Slab bridge over N Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge on Norfolk Southern RR in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

NS - Oakland Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakland Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Old Missouri 6 Overpass (Adair County, Missouri)
Original 63' pile trestle at this location built 1898; rebuilt 1930 with this span; left in-place after line abandonment in 1997
Deck plate girder bridge over Steer Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

NS - Old SR 25/Old Main Street Viaduct (Carroll County, Indiana)
Once one of two viaducts on this road, but nearby former CSX Monon Indy line was abandoned in early 1990's and it's viaduct removed.
Concrete stringer bridge over Old State Road 25/Old Main Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Old US 63 Overpass (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1953
Deck plate girder bridge over Business 63/Morley St. on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Paris Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Originally built by the Missouri-Kansas-Texas ("Katy") Railroad in 1894, who owned the line from Hannibal westward through Moberly
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt River on the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Paris
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Paul Avenue Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over Paul Avenue on the Norfolk Southern Railroad at the end of Ferguson Avenue in Ferguson
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Rouge River Bridge (N) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1922
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Rouge River on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Wabash RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Rouge River Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Replaced 1923
Lost Through truss bridge over Rouge River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (Wabash)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Route 66 Overpass (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Girder bridge over Old US 66 on Wabash and Illinois Terminal, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Saint Charles Rail Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Built 1936, replacing an earlier 1871 through truss railroad bridge on a new alignment
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Sangamon River Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1913
Pony/through girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Schaefer Avenue Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Concrete deck girder bridge over Schaefer Rd. on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - South Florissant Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Original overpass at this location installed 1901; replaced with current bridge in 1936
Pony plate girder railroad bridge over S. Florissant Road (Route N) in Ferguson
Open to traffic

NS - South Grand Avenue Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1931
Girder bridge over South Grand Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Replaced a pile trestle erected in 1888
Deck plate girder bridge, with concrete abutments, over Spring Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - St. Louis Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Original bridge built 1800s; bridge rebuilt 1927 to handle longer/heavier trains
Deck plate girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - State Street Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over E State St (closed) on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Stevens Creek Bridge (New) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1960 to replace the second of three different spans at this location
Bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Sunset Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original 96' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1927 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Sunset Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Taussig Road Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1931; replaced by new bridge in 2002
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Taussig Road on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Tributary of Mauvaise Terre Creek Culvert (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1875
Stone box culvert over unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge #1 (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek on NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge #2 (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1869
Stone & brick arch bridge over Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek on NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge #3 (Morgan County, Illinois)
Stone arch culvert over Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek on NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Unnamed Fabius River Tributary Culvert (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Abandoned bridge over Unnamed Fabius River Tributary on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Derelict/abandoned

NS - US 24 Overpass (Randolph County, Missouri)
Grade separation project started & completed in 1938.
3-track steel stringer bridge over US 24 on NS Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - US24 Overpass (Monroe County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over US 24 on Norfolk Southern Rwy
Open to traffic

NS - Valley City Bridge (Scott County, Illinois)
Built 1959
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Van Dyke Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original through plate girder built ca. 1910; Road overpass DPG built ca. 1919
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cole Creek on River Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1929-30
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermilion River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash Bridge (1912) (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1912; One Span collapsed and repaired 1982; Replaced 1993
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Wabash Bridge (1993) (Marion County, Missouri)
Lift span added in 1993
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on the Norfolk Southern Railroad at Hannibal
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Wabash River Bridge (Huntington) (Huntington County, Indiana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Walnut Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Original 70' low truss bridge at this location built 1899; replaced by this bridge 1913
Pony/through girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - West Florissant Road Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge on the Norfolk Southern Railroad over West Florissant Road in Jennings
Open to one track of railroad traffic

NS - West Marion Street Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W. Marion St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Railway over 380th Street Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over 380th Street (CR 2900E/TR 298) on Norfolk Southern Railway Co.
Open to traffic

NS Riverview Boulevard Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Riverview Blvd. (Missouri State Highway 367) on the Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to one track of railroad traffic

NS- Baden Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced a through-iron girder bridge originally erected in 1888
Concrete bridge over Broadway on the Norfolk Southern Railroad at Baden in St. Louis
Open to traffic above and below

NS- Winter Avenue Overpass (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Original 195' pile trestle at this location built 1898; replaced at an unknown date with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Winter Avenue, Lick Creek & KBSR on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS/BNSF Overpass (Macon County, Missouri)
Built 1905
Abandoned pony/through girder bridge over BNSF Railway on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Derelict/abandoned

NS/ITR Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 32' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1907 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Illinois Terminal Ry. (abandoned) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS/TRRA Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced an earlier through-iron girder bridge originally erected in 1902
Steel stringer bridge over Terminal Railroad (TRRA) belt line on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open

NS/UP Overpass (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built 1904
Pony/through girder bridge over Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NW - Bridge #389.70 (Mills County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #390.73 (Mills County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #391.25 (Mills County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Bridge #392.11 (Mills County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Ditch on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NW - Hastie Crossing (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1947; Removed account of line relocation just to the north of this location, ca. 1967
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Vandalia Road & Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Removed

NW - South Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Abandoned bridge over S Vandeventer Avenue on Norfolk and Western Railroad
Abandoned, rails remain

Old County Road Overpass (Steuben County, Indiana)
Timber stringer bridge over Indiana Northeastern Railroad on Old County Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Old Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built in 1917, Roadway deck Service Discontinued 1985
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Keokuk Junction Railway
Open to rail traffic only. The upper deck on the Iowa side has been converted to an observation deck; the upper deck on the Illinois side is closed to traffic. Roadway traffic has been shifted to the 1985 beam span to the southwest of the bridge

Old US63 Overpass (Wapello County, Iowa)
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Wabash Railroad on Old Hwy 63
Replaced by a fill once railroad removed

Ottumwa Wabash Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1888, North span of the bridge collapsed February 13, 1973; Converted into a pedestrian bridge 2007
Through truss pedestrian bridge over Des Moines River on former Wabash RR in Ottumwa
Open to pedestrians/bicycles

P&WV - Copeland Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Bypassed Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Closed to all traffic, bypassed

PC - Eel River Bridge (Liberty Mills) (Wabash County, Indiana)
Once part of a rail line from Logansport to Butler, Indiana. Line has a colorful history, but was abandoned over this bridge in 1975. Bridge spans removed in early 1980's..
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Former Penn Central RR
Removed

PSCO/Wabash Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built Unknown
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over former Wabash Railroad
Removed

Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1944; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Open to pedestrian traffic

South Compton Avenue Railroad Viaduct (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1965
Bridge over multiple railroads on Compton Ave.
Open to traffic

South Kingshighway Boulevard MetroLink Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1937
Steel stringer bridge over the MetroLink on South Kingshighway Boulevard in St. Louis
Open to traffic

South Shore - Gauntlet Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1907 by American Bridge Co for ZChicago South Shore & South Bend; dismantled and replaced November 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad/Wabash Railroad on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge, reportedly in storage in Michigan City

Stoner's Crossing (Williams County, Ohio)
Faux covered top added 2001
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Liberty Street on Wabash Cannonball Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Ted Jones Trail - Florissant Road Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1895 by the Detroit Bridge & Iron Works, Detroit, MI
Deck plate girder bridge over Florissant Road on the North County Bikeway (Ted Jones Trail)
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians

Ted Jones Trail - Maline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built in 1888 by the Detroit Bridge and Iron Works, Detroit, MI.
Deck plate girder bridge over Paul Avenue and Maline Creek on the Ted Jones Trail (former Norfolk & Western Railroad right-of-way) in Ferguson
Open to bicyclists and pedestrians

TRRA - Merchants Elevated Viaduct (St. Louis, Missouri)
Rebuilt in 1997, replacing a pre-existing structure
Deck plate girder bridge over 5 city blocks of Laclede's Landing on TRRA Railroad in St. Louis
Open to railroad traffic

Union Station (Polk County, Iowa)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Des Moines River on Railroads/Passenger Station
Never built

UP - NS Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway & Industrial Dr on abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

UP/NS Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1903, still in use
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Missouri Pacific Railroad
used by railraod traffic

WAB - Bear Creek bridge (Adair County, Missouri)
Original 80' pile trestle at this location built 1902; renewed 1921 with a 84' pile trestle, rebuilt 1936 with this steel stringer span; left in-place after line abandonment in 1997
Steel stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash Railroad, later N&W, later NS Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WAB - Bell Branch Trestle (N) (Davis County, Iowa)
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Lost I-beam stringer bridge over Bell Branch on former Wabash Railroad
Demolished

WAB - Bell Branch Trestle (S) (Davis County, Iowa)
Removed account of line abandonment 1982
Lost I-beam trestle bridge over Bell Branch on former N&W/Wabash RR
Demolished

WAB - Bridge #1247B (Livingston County, Illinois)
Original 19' timber foot bridge at this location built 1882; removed unknown date
Lost Timber foot bridge over drainage ditch on west side of Wabash Railroad tracks
Demolished

WAB - Bridge #1248A (Livingston County, Illinois)
Original 30' timber foot bridge at this location built 1879; removed at an unknown date
Lost Timber stringer foot bridge over Unknown drainage ditch
Demolished

WAB - Bridge #557 (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Bridge over Panther Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Demolished

WAB - Bridge #716 (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1893; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Stone culvert bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

WAB - Bridge #732.5 (Christian County, Illinois)
Built 1939
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WAB - Bridge #775.75 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Built 1934
Steel stringer bridge over St. Rt. 127 on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic