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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1249E

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1249E

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BH Photo #309841

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Description 

Bridge is still in-place, although the white frame railings on either side, which the bridge had in the 1950's, have been removed.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Forrest, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1895
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
16' long (10' wide) Timber stringer bridge with white frame railings
Dimensions
Span length: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 16.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.2 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1249E
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74948, -88.40480   (decimal degrees)
40°44'58" N, 88°24'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381405/4511896 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forrest South
Inventory number
BH 64788 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • December 16, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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