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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1940

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1940

This view shows the height extension on the south abutment, to clear excess-height train cars on the BNSF line under this bridge.

Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1998

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through girder bridge over BNSF Railway on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Macon, Macon County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1905
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony/through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.5 ft.
Total length: 48.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.73752, -92.47709   (decimal degrees)
39°44'15" N, 92°28'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/544805/4398755 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Macon
Inventory number
BH 63818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2014: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • November 27, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • November 15, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • October 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added categories "Wabash Railroad Co.", "Wabash Railroad", "Railroad"

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