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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2033

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2033

View looking to the southwest, from the shoulder of US Hwy. 63

Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1998

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

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BH Photo #308327

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Adair County, Missouri
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment; portions of timber bents remain
History
Original 47' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1936 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.5 ft.
Total length: 48.3 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Also called
"Gates trestle"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31507, -92.56889   (decimal degrees)
40°18'54" N, 92°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/536629/4462817 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greentop
Inventory number
BH 64089 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,336)
Adair County, Missouri (61)
Beam (15,272)
Built 1893 (211)
Built during 1890s (2,924)
Have street view (26,372)
Lost (23,922)
Lost 1998 (410)
Lost during 1990s (3,931)
Missouri (6,262)
Owned by railroad (12,100)
Railroad (15,187)
Span length under 25 feet (6,754)
Steel stringer (5,995)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,981)
Wabash Railroad (567)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added alternate name
  • December 22, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • November 15, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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