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Wabash Railroad Bridge #878 (old)

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #878

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Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mooney Creek (f/k/a Kahokia Creek) on Wabash Railroad
Location
Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1925 with a 68' through-plate girder bridge
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #878 (old)
Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railroad Bridge #1678
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.82398, -89.97126   (decimal degrees)
38°49'26" N, 89°58'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/242051/4301439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edwardsville
Inventory number
BH 66237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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