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Wabash Railroad Bridge #740 3/4 - Park St. Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2019

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BH Photo #447846

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over E. Park St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Taylorville, Christian County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Carries 2 tracks
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.7 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #740.75
Wabash Railroad Bridge #740 3/4
Norfolk Southern Park St Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55228, -89.28270   (decimal degrees)
39°33'08" N, 89°16'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/303872/4380554 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Taylorville
Inventory number
BH 64696 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 14, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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