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NS - Paris Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt River on the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Paris
Location
Paris, Monroe County, Missouri
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Originally built by the Missouri-Kansas-Texas ("Katy") Railroad in 1894, who owned the line from Hannibal westward through Moberly
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT; Katy)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 175.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 36.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #0-43.7
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48566, -91.99834   (decimal degrees)
39°29'08" N, 91°59'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586140/4371151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris East
Land survey
T. 54 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 11
Inventory number
BH 22126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added new photo
  • October 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge dimensions, build date and Wabash bridge number
  • November 28, 2006: Posted new photos

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Comments 

NS - Paris Bridge
Posted December 5, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

FWIW, The 1890 quad shows it as Mo Pacific.

Paris Railroad Bridge
Posted October 19, 2014, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Originally this line was the Missouri-Kansas-Texas branch line to Hannibal, later purchased outright by the Wabash Railroad.

Paris Railroad Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

to whom it may intrest this was the old wabash line.