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Wabash - Stevens Creek Bridge (Old)

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (old)

Wabash RR drawing

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BH Photo #307529

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Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Original 116' iron deck truss bridge at this location built 1888; replaced by this bridge 1922; replaced by a new bridge in 1960
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.0 ft.
Total length: 227.3 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (old)
Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84734, -88.99226   (decimal degrees)
39°50'50" N, 88°59'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/329556/4412713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decatur
Inventory number
BH 63964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added line drawing of bridge

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