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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1254

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Overview
Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Forrest, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Village of Forrest owns 1.2 miles of ex-Wabash/Norfolk Southern right-of-way from US Hwy. 24 south to Co. Rd. 700N. Their ownership includes this particular bridge.
History
Original 32' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1879; rebuilt 1931 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete box culvert
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1254
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73994, -88.40210   (decimal degrees)
40°44'24" N, 88°24'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381616/4510833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forrest South
Inventory number
BH 64791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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