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IC - Wabash River Bridge

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IC - Wabash River Bridge

Bridge removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289690

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Description 

Plaque shown on bridge was identical to plaques that used to exist on the extant 1886 IC span over the White River in Indianapolis

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Facts 

Overview
Lost swing bridge over Wabash River on Illinois Central RR
Location
Riverton, Sullivan County, Indiana, and Clark County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced 1910
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02032, -87.56780   (decimal degrees)
39°01'13" N, 87°34'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/450847/4319184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Merom
Inventory number
BH 62087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Laced endposts", "Wabash River", "Navigable waterway", "Illinois Central Railroad"
  • July 29, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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