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Wabash Railroad

Reporting mark: WAB
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Wabash Railroad Bridge #777 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 274' pile & frame trestle built 1881; replaced 1887 with a 240' pile trestle; replaced 1912 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over W. Fork Shoal Creek (f/k/a Bowles Branch) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #78 (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Original 17' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1894; appears to have replaced by this bridge at an unknown date
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #789 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 128' Howe through-truss bridge built 1877; replaced 1889 with 152' iron deck truss; replaced 1914 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Shoal Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #790 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 24' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1886 with a 16' pile trestle; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Concrete culvert bridge over Cattle pass on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #792 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 70' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1887 by a 64' pile trestle; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Concrete culvert bridge over Cattle pass on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #796 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 50' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1888 by a 65' pile trestle; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over N. 17th Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #803 (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Original 12' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1886 with a 16' pile trestle; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #81 (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Original 10' pile trestle bridge on masonry piers at this location built 1897; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Concrete bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #845 (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Original 63' pile trestle built 1880; replaced 1885 with a 65' pile trestle; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #854.5 (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1904
Pony/through girder bridge over Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (Big Four Railroad); later New York Central Railroad on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #862 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 140' pile & frame trestle built 1881; replaced 1903 by this bridge
Arch bridge over Unknown creek
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #864 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 160' pile trestle built 1880; replaced 1903 with this bridge
Stone arch bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #868 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 163' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #869 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 172' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #870 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 404' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #871 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 273' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 by this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #873 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 211' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1907 by this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #874 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 128' Howe through-truss bridge built 1877; replaced 1926 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Mooney Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #875 (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Lost Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Appears to have been filled

Wabash Railroad Bridge #878 (old) (Madison County, Illinois)
Replaced 1925 with a 68' through-plate girder bridge
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mooney Creek (f/k/a Kahokia Creek) on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #883 - Muddy Branch (Daviess County, Missouri)
Original 65' pile trestle at this location built 1901; replaced 1942 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Muddy Branch on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #895 (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 36' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #915 - Big Creek (Daviess County, Missouri)
Built 1900; removed account of abandonment of former Wabash trackage through this area
Lost through truss bridge over Big Creek on Wabash Railroad, later N&W Railway
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #917 - Sampson Creek (Daviess County, Missouri)
Built 1899; removed account of abandonment of former Wabash trackage through this area
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sampson Creek on Wabash, later N&W Railroad
Removed account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-10 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-13 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-14 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-15 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Crooked Creek tributary on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-18 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Willow Creek tributary on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-20 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #P-8 - Pershing Mine Spur (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Robinson Branch Ditch Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Replaced in September 2005
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Robinson Branch Ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Hunter's Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1902; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over Hunter's Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Keg Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge at this location built 1902; Girder added later
Declk Plate Girder Bridge over Keg Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Little Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Bridge over Little Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Pony Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1936; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over Pony Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Queen Avenue Overpass (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1950; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Steel stringer bridge over Queen Avenue & Deer Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Silver Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Originally built 1892 at Attica, Indiana; relocated here 1923, Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Snake Creek Bridge (East) (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1898, Damaged by a derailment and repaired 1924-25 ; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Snake Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Snake Creek Bridge (West) (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1898; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Steel Stringer Bridge over Snake Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Tarkio River bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1900; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Tarkio River on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Unnamed Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Unnamed Drainage Ditch Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1892; Renewed 1904; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Bridge over Unnamed drainage ditch on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - West Nishnabotna River Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1884 in Decatur, Illinois; Relocated & modernised in 1910; Timber trestle approach added 1929; I-beam approach added 1951; More timber trestle added 1956; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Whipple through truss bridge over West Nishnabotna River on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - West Tarkio Creek Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1901; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over West Tarkio Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Tunnel on former Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia,later N&W Railroad
Reopened as HOV vehicle tunnel in 2004

Wabash Viaduct (Williams County, Ohio)
Built 1907; replaced 1962
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Wabash RR on S Platt Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Bigham Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh; demolished 1905 after several tunnel collapses. Replaced by a RR cut (Bigham Cut).
Lost Tunnel under Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry.
Demolished in 1905 after tunnel collapse

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Greentree Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built early 1900's for Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. to enter Pittsburgh
Tunnel on former Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, currently Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Liberty Street Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904 as an adjunct to the W-PT Freight House to access other RR freight houses in the Point District of Pittsburgh
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Liberty Avenue on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway
Demolished

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Monongahela River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903 to give Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. to gain access to Pittsburgh proper. Only 2 bridge piers remain.
Lost Bridge over Monongahela River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Wabash/CBQ Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Through-plate girder bridge w/concrete abutments, replaced by a newer bridge in 1924.
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over CB&Q Railroad on Wabash Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash/CGW overpass (Nodaway County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Chicago Great Western Ry. on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Removed ca. 1985 account of line abandonment

Wabash/CNW Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Built 1913; removed 1929 upon line abandonment & consolidation with parallel CB&Q Railroad
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Chicago & Northwestern Railway on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash/GTW Overpass (La Porte County, Indiana)
Built 1918 as part of the Wabash's line from Chicago to Detroit, abandoned by NS in the 1980's.
Abandoned Warren through truss bridge over Canadian National Railway on abandoned former Wabash Railroad 4th District Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Wabash/Monon Overpass (La Porte County, Indiana)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Monon Railroad on Wabash Railroad
No longer exists

Wabash/NS Overpass (Lucas County, Ohio)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Wabash Railroad
Removed

Wabash/NYC Overpass (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1985 upon line abandonment
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central Ry. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished; stone abutment remains on west side

Wabash/RI Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1879-1880; Replaced 1917
Pony plate girder over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

Waterman Avenue Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1936 by the Missouri State Highway Department
Concrete slab bridge on Waterman Avenue (at Laurel Avenue) over the MetroLink in St. Louis
Open to traffic

Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Forked Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over IL102 & Forked Creek on Wauponsee Glacial Trail
Open to pedestrians

Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Kankakee River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Original 598' iron truss bridge (4 spans @ 150') built 1880; rebuilt 1902 with this bridge (built by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron); 1968 derailment in a unknown year damaged the easternmost truss span, and was replaced with a pony plate girder.
Pratt through truss bridge over Kankakee River on Wauponsee Glacial Trail (formerly Wabash, later N&W, then NS Railway)
Open to pedestrians

WGRY - Brush Creek Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Brush Creek on Wabash & Grand River Railroad
Derelict/abandoned with main span damaged by log jam

WGRY - Elk Creek Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Elk Creek on Wabash & Grand River Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

WGRY - Locust Creek Railroad Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Locust Creek on Wabash & Grand River Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

WGRY - Medicine Creek (Livingston County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Medicine Creek on former railroad
Rails removed, but might be used for farm access

WGRY - Yellow Creek Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Yellow Creek on Wabash & Grand River Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

WLE - Acheson Tunnel (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel under Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Adams Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Tunnel on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Open to traffic

WLE - Buxton Tunnel (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly P&WV RR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge #2 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Chartiers Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly P&WV RR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Chartiers Creek Bridge #3 (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Chartiers Creek, Pennsylvania Industrial Railroad (formerly P&WV RR) on Wheeling & Lake Erie (Nee PRR)
Open to traffic

WLE - Coen Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1900
Tunnel on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Open to traffic

WLE - Craighead Tunnel (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Cross Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cross Creek on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Fellows Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Greentree Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greentree Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Hanna Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Open to traffic

WLE - Little Sawmill Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway East (I-376/US-19/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co. (WE)
Open to traffic

WLE - McIntyre Creek High Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Deck plate girder bridge over TR177A (Shale Rd.) and McIntyre Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk And Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Mill Street Overpass (Harrison County, Ohio)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street (Ohio 151) on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Millers Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh. Original bridge was a 60.0 long through-truss span, replaced at an unknown date with this bridge. Abandoned at an unknown date account of line relocation.
Deck plate girder bridge over Miller's Run on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Derelict/abandoned

WLE - Morgan Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1920;
Warren through truss bridge over Millers Run on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Ohio River Bridge (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Built 1904 to get the Wabash Railroad into Pittsburgh to compete with the Pennsylvania RR interests in that city
Through truss bridge over Ohio River and WV 2 on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia, later N&W, later NS, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
Open to traffic

WLE - Ohio River Scenic Byway Overpass (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1960
Deck plate girder bridge over Ohio River Scenic Byway (OH 7) on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - Presto-Sygan Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Steel stringer bridge over Presto-Sygan Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
Open to traffic

WLE - State Line Tunnel (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel for Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Warren Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Whiskey Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway (I-376/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic