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Wabash Railroad Bridge #756

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2019

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BH Photo #448185

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over County road on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 144' pile trestle built 1880; replaced 1886 by a 104' pile trestle; replaced 1910 with this bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 70.7 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #756
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46537, -89.39839   (decimal degrees)
39°27'55" N, 89°23'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/293675/4371167 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morrisonville
Inventory number
BH 66326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 27, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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