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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1320

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2014

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BH Photo #281188

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Drummer Creek (f/k/a Stephens Creek) on Norfolk Southern Rwy
Location
Ford County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 113' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1915 with this bridge; placed on concrete abutments 1929
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 66.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
NS - Drummer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.42624, -88.39309   (decimal degrees)
40°25'34" N, 88°23'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381826/4475998 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gibson City West
Inventory number
BH 60366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2015: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed name to place in listing with other Wabash bridges
  • December 16, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge dimensions, build date and Wabash bridge number
  • April 2, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 23, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"

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