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NS - Lizzard Creek Bridge

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1402

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in November 2014

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

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lizzard Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, Railroad
Location
Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Northbound span erected 1902; southbound span erected 1913. Portion of southbound span dismantled 1987.
Builder
- Unknown
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Lizzard Creek Bridge
Monticello "Noiseless Bridge"
N&W - Lizzard Creek Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1402
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02768, -88.57602   (decimal degrees)
40°01'40" N, 88°34'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/365522/4432019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monticello
Inventory number
BH 63999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 27, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 8, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Uploaded two additional images of this bridge (postcard views)

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