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Wabash Railroad Bridge #741 - Doxie Creek

Facts 

Overview
Lost through-truss bridge over Doxie Creek on Wabash Railroad
Location
Chariton County, Missouri
Status
Demolished
History
Original Howe truss bridge at this location built 1895; replaced with 148' through-truss span (unknown year); removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Howe through truss bridge with pile trestle approach spans on both north & south sides
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.0 ft.
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27136, -92.85029   (decimal degrees)
39°16'17" N, 92°51'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/512913/4346901 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forest Green
Inventory number
BH 64369 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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