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Wabash Railroad Bridge #723

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Unnamed drainage ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 99' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1888 with a 96' pile trestle; replaced 1915 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder (2 light & 1 heavy girder originally from Wabash Railroad Bridge #89, Decatur Div.
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #723
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71671, -89.10599   (decimal degrees)
39°43'00" N, 89°06'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/319485/4398435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Macon West
Inventory number
BH 66342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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