Wabash - Bear Creek bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2010
Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1997
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)
BH Photo #312989
Private owner lets the bridge be used by ROTC students at Truman State University to practice their demolition skills.
- Steel stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
- Adair County, Missouri
- Intact but closed to all traffic
- Original 80' pile trestle at this location built 1902; renewed 1921 with a 84' pile trestle, rebuilt 1936 with this steel stringer span; left in-place after line abandonment in 1997
- - Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Steel stringer
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 67.8 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
- Also called
- Wabash Railroad Bridge #2010
Van Sickel bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.15774, -92.59676 (decimal degrees)
40°09'28" N, 92°35'48" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/534341/4445342 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 64068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- January 9, 2015: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge type, added alternate name and uploaded photos
- November 14, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier