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Wabash Railroad Bridge #731

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Stonington, Christian County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 14' pile trestle built 1880; replaced 1893 by a 16' pile trestle; replaced 1938 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer (3 tracks)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.3 ft.
Total length: 23.5 ft.
Deck width: 38.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #731
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64160, -89.18895   (decimal degrees)
39°38'30" N, 89°11'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/312169/4390269 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stonington
Inventory number
BH 66340 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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