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Wabash Railroad Bridge #489 - Palmer Creek

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Palmer Creek
Location
Chariton County, Missouri
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original bridge at this location built 1868; rebuilt 1912 with this bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder - timber decking; concrete piers; stone abutments extended w/concrete
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 108.5 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40936, -93.05177   (decimal degrees)
39°24'34" N, 93°03'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/495542/4362206 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brunswick East
Inventory number
BH 64618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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