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Wabash Railroad Bridge #868

Photo 

Photo taken by David Huffman in August 2017

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BH Photo #399904

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 163' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Through plate girder (2 tracks)
Dimensions
Span length: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #868
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87121, -89.92518   (decimal degrees)
38°52'16" N, 89°55'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/246221/4306552 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66245 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2017: New photo from David Huffman

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