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CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #345472

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy & Highway (Until 1930)
Location
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, and Marion County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899; Wagon decks removed 1930; Replaced 1961
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Warren through truss swing
Dimensions
Total length: 3,185.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Also called
Quincy Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94117, -91.42956   (decimal degrees)
39°56'28" N, 91°25'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634170/4422407 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64733 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2017: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • January 12, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • December 15, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info from Journal of the Western Society of Engineers, Volume 8
  • December 15, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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