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Wabash Railroad Bridge #309

Photos 

Wabash Railroad Bridge #309

Photographer unknown

BH Photo #306109

Map 

Description 

The girders and center pier look original. The pier has a concrete cap and there are newer concrete abutments suggesting a rehab with an elevation increase since it was built.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over South Fork Salt River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1898
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Plate Ir. Girder, according to the 1902 Wabash B&B book
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 158.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.16552, -91.86621   (decimal degrees)
39°09'56" N, 91°51'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597948/4335756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mexico East
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 25
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 63824 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

Sources 

  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com