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Wabash Railroad Bridge #732 - E. Fork Chariton River

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Overview
Lost Truss bridge over E. Fork Chariton River on Wabash Railroad
Location
Chariton County, Missouri
Status
Demolished
History
Original low-truss bridge at this location built 1895; replaced by 148' through span (unknown year); removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Low-truss bridge; replaced by through-truss span (unknown year); pile trestle approaches on both north & south sides
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 216.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33942, -92.84927   (decimal degrees)
39°20'22" N, 92°50'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/512989/4354454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forest Green
Inventory number
BH 64371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,602)
Beam (13,556)
Built 1895 (247)
Built during 1890s (2,655)
Chariton County, Missouri (120)
Chariton River (37)
Lost (20,709)
Lost 1942 (32)
Lost during 1940s (297)
Missouri (6,070)
Railroad (14,137)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,050)
Timber stringer (3,522)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,958)
Truss (30,514)
Wabash Railroad (552)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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