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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1326 - Sangamon River

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Champaign County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 157' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1924 with this TPG span; 7 concrete approach spans erected 1925
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder w/7 concrete approach spans on south (railroad "west") side
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 187.5 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1326
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38925, -88.41476   (decimal degrees)
40°23'21" N, 88°24'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/379923/4471922 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gibson City West
Inventory number
BH 64758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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