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NS - Old Missouri 6 Overpass

Photos 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2018

View looking east

Photo taken by James Holzmeier 1996

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

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BH Photo #308201

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Steer Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Original 63' pile trestle at this location built 1898; rebuilt 1930 with this span; left in-place after line abandonment in 1997
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder w/concrete abutments and wingwalls
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.5 ft.
Total length: 90.3 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Old Missouri 6 Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2018
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.21084, -92.58624   (decimal degrees)
40°12'39" N, 92°35'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/535209/4451241 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirksville
Inventory number
BH 64046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added photos and build date
  • November 12, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added a photo of the bridge

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