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NS - Half Acre Bridge

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over S. Fork Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 127' Howe truss built 1870; replaced 1888 by a 305' through-truss span; replaced 1914 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.8 ft.
Total length: 304.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Half Acre Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #749
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Bridge #1549
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50707, -89.34647   (decimal degrees)
39°30'25" N, 89°20'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298262/4375677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Taylorville
Inventory number
BH 66338 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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