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NS - Valley City Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Sept. 07

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BH Photo #127561

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Wabash Railroad)
Location
Valley City, Scott County, Illinois, and Pike County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Main span: Polygonal Warren vertical-lift through truss
Also called
Wabash - Valley City Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70333, -90.64614   (decimal degrees)
39°42'12" N, 90°38'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/701802/4397479 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Griggsville
Inventory number
BH 37298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2017: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • September 19, 2016: New photo from David Huffman
  • January 7, 2015: Merged duplicate pages
  • December 7, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Corrected incorrect county name in photos, per comment
  • November 29, 2014: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Fixed location of east end of bridge to correct county.
  • November 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Changed name to reflect original owner Wabash Railroad
  • October 13, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier
  • September 14, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • September 14, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 28, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates
  • November 14, 2008: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • August 24, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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Comments 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #508
Posted December 7, 2014, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Corrected, thank you

Wabash Railroad Bridge #508
Posted November 29, 2014, by Jeremy Ruble (saukee0 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Naples Illinois is located in Scott County Illinois. The first photo states Morgan County. This bridge is already on here like the first comment states.