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UP/NS Overpass

Photo 

view of the bridge over Union Pacific Railroad tracks from Schien Road crossing

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in November 2008

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BH Photo #127997

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Worden, Madison County, Illinois
Status
used by railraod traffic
History
Built 1903, still in use
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- Conrail (CR)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92179, -89.84445   (decimal degrees)
38°55'18" N, 89°50'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/253401/4311945 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Worden
Inventory number
BH 38161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: added GPS coordinates from terraserver
  • November 19, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey