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NS - IA202 Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2102.5

This bridge, located south of Moulton, Iowa was essentially identical to the Wabash bridge over 645th Ave. north of Moravia, Iowa. This bridge was demolished in the 1990's after the former Wabash/Norfolk Southern line was pulled up.

Photo taken by James Holzmeier

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Description 

Built by Wabash Railroad Company. Owned at time of demolition by Norfolk Southern RR.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over IA Hwy. 202
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Grade separation started 1936, completed 1937; demolished account of line abandonment ca. 1996
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer w/concrete deck, (fluted concrete) piers & abutments
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.4 ft.
Total length: 126.4 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
N&W - IA202 Overpass
Wabash - IA202 Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2102.5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65808, -92.67597   (decimal degrees)
40°39'29" N, 92°40'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/527392/4500852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moulton
Inventory numbers
IA 14000 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 63623 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added bridge dimensions and build date
  • November 27, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • October 14, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Norfolk & Western Railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • October 13, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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