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NS - Spring Creek Bridge

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #207

View looking N-NW

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in November 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #308967

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge, with concrete abutments, over Spring Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Morgan County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replaced a pile trestle erected in 1888
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder with concrete abutments
Dimensions
Total length: 28.0 ft.
Also called
N&W - Spring Creek Bridge
Wabash - Spring Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #207
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72403, -89.98678   (decimal degrees)
39°43'27" N, 89°59'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/244004/4401394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Berlin
Inventory number
BH 64249 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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