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C&A - Louisiana Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Location
Louisiana, Pike County, Missouri, and Pike County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1873; 2nd pier collapsed destroying two spand November 6th, 1876; Replaced 1897
Builders
- Kellogg Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York (Drawspan and long spans)
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Short Warrens)
Railroad
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
Design
162' Whipple through truss
444' Whipple through truss drawpsan
255' Whipple through truss
226.5' Whipple through truss
6 161' Warren through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 444.0 ft.
Total length: 2,053.5 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.44635, -91.03255   (decimal degrees)
39°26'47" N, 91°01'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/669296/4368158 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2016: Added by Luke

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