Wabash - Grand River Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #499
First bridge, prior to its replacement
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BH Photo #306107
Bridge #499, originally consisting of 4 through-truss spans, was built in 1885 and was replaced by a DECK PLATE GIRDER bridge type in 1913. "Span D" of old bridge #499 was later relocated to the Wabash Ottumwa Branch to span Village Creek, thus officially becoming Wabash Bridge #2216. "Span C" of this bridge was later relocated to the Wabash Moberly-Des Moines line to span Cedar Creek north of Bussey, Iowa; thus officially becoming Wabash Bridge #2864. "Span A" of this bridge was later relocated to the Wabash Moberly-Des Moines line to span English Creek north of Harvey, Iowa; thus officially becoming Wabash Bridge #2889.
- Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on Wabash Railroad
- Chariton County, Missouri, and Carroll County, Missouri
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1885; Replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1913; spans of this bridge were relocated onto the Moberly-Des Moines and Moulton-Ottumwa branches.
- - Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Whipple through truss
Length of largest span: 150.4 ft.
Total length: 595.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 26.0 ft.
- Also called
- Wabash Railroad Bridge #499 (old bridge)
Spans A-D, inclusive.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.42772, -93.15868 (decimal degrees)
39°25'40" N, 93°09'31" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/486342/4364255 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Brunswick West
- Inventory number
- BH 63823 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 12, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Discovered date of bridge replacement and fixed same, since new details have been found about the replacement bridge, this bridge has thus been renamed.
- December 2, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated history
- October 26, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge type as well as the Description of where a span of it ended up.
- October 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Fixed typo in name