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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1941B

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1941B

View looking west, towards the US Hwy 63/US Hwy 36 intersection

Photographer unknown

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Old US Hwy. 36 on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Macon, Macon County, Missouri
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Built 1926; removed 1998 when the ex-Wabash Moberly (MO) to Des Moines (IA) line was removed.
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.5 ft.
Total length: 40.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75221, -92.47042   (decimal degrees)
39°45'08" N, 92°28'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/545367/4400389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Axtell
Inventory number
BH 63816 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • November 15, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Uploaded 3 new photos and builder
  • October 25, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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