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CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Oldest)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #360602

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, and Marion County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1866; Replaced 1898
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 362.0 ft.
Total length: 3,189.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94105, -91.42952   (decimal degrees)
39°56'28" N, 91°25'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634173/4422395 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2016: New photos from Luke

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