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Wabash Railroad Bridge #755

Photo 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2019

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BH Photo #447852

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 72' pile trestle built 1881; replaced 1887 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1910 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 31.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #755
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47318, -89.38894   (decimal degrees)
39°28'23" N, 89°23'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/294511/4372011 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morrisonville
Inventory number
BH 66327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2019: New photo from Steve Conro
  • February 27, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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