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Wabash Railroad Bridge #718A

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 73' pile trestle Bridge #718 built 1881; replaced 1888 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with deck plate girder bridge; adjacent span erected 1906, renumbered Bridge #718A
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718A
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718 (first span)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75253, -89.06407   (decimal degrees)
39°45'09" N, 89°03'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/323169/4402328 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harristown
Inventory number
BH 66346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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