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Wabash Railroad Bridge #895

Photos 

Photo taken by David Huffman in February 2017

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BH Photo #379078

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 36' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete slab
Dimensions
Span length: 28.5 ft.
Total length: 28.5 ft.
Deck width: 26.5 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #895
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78439, -90.05823   (decimal degrees)
38°47'04" N, 90°03'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/755528/4296962 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wood River
Inventory number
BH 66235 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • February 23, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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