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NS - Wabash River Bridge (Old)

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NS - Wabash River Bridge

Converted in fixed span

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #369938

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Overview
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern
Location
Wabash County, Illinois, and Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1912, the swing machinery removed converted into a fixed truss bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40087, -87.75318   (decimal degrees)
38°24'03" N, 87°45'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/434234/4250562 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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