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Wabash Railroad Bridge #173 (old)

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #173 (old)

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
Location
Riverton, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced by a new through-plate girder span in 1932
Builder
- Unknown
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.8 ft.
Total length: 468.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 26.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84674, -89.54951   (decimal degrees)
39°50'48" N, 89°32'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/281875/4413857 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield East
Inventory number
BH 63969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 6, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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