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O&M - Wabash River Bridge

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O&M - Wabash River Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2016

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BH Photo #370021

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Description 

At one time there was a swing bridge post truss approaching truss fixed span now it has been removed

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Wabash River on Ohio & Mississippi Railroad
Location
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1897
Builders
- Cleveland Bridge & Car Works of Cleveland, Ohio
- McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroad
- Ohio & Mississippi Railroad (O&M)
Design
Post through truss w swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68601, -87.52812   (decimal degrees)
38°41'10" N, 87°31'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454067/4282066 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vincennes
Inventory number
BH 73458 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added truss type and builder
  • September 2, 2016: Added by Dave King

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