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NS - Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #231

View looking north

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in January 2015

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

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BH Photo #314908

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mauvaise Terre Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Original 90' iron deck truss bridge built 1871; replaced 1923 by this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 92.5 ft.
Deck width: 14.5 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Mauvaise Terre Creek
N&W - Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #231
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73462, -90.20479   (decimal degrees)
39°44'05" N, 90°12'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739537/4402040 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jacksonville
Inventory number
BH 64256 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 25, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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