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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1236 - N. Fork Vermillion River

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1236

Wabash Railroad plan

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Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over N. Fork Vermillion River on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Demolished; one pier remains in river channel
History
Original 350' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1879; replaced 1903 with this bridge; removed 1991 account of line abandonment
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pin-connected through truss bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 265.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 27.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1236
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83751, -88.40345   (decimal degrees)
40°50'15" N, 88°24'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381676/4521666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forrest North
Inventory number
BH 64744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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