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Wabash Railroad Bridge #277

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #277

View looking NE

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in December 2014

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

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BH Photo #344801

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown tributary to Wolf Run on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Scott County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original stone box culvert built 1876; replaced 1934 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
I-beam stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.7 ft.
Total length: 22.9 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #277
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74831, -90.53079   (decimal degrees)
39°44'54" N, 90°31'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/711554/4402738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory number
BH 66102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier

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