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Wabash - West Bourke Street Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1941

Undergrade crossing accident in the 1950's.

Photographer unknown

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

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BH Photo #306097

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over West Bourke St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Macon, Macon County, Missouri
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Built 1895; demolished account of line abandonment
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer bridge on pile support piers. Masonry abutment on south ("railroad east") end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 35.4 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1941
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73900, -92.47687   (decimal degrees)
39°44'20" N, 92°28'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/544824/4398919 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Macon
Inventory number
BH 63817 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 27, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 15, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Uploaded new photo
  • October 25, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category ""Truck Eating""
  • October 25, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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