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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2048

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2048

View looking north. Photo taken during dismantlement of this railroad line. Note the huge piles of RR ties stacked up in the distance.

Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1997

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

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Queen City, Schuyler County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Original pile trestle bridge at this location built 1894; rebuilt 1939 with this steel stringer span, renewed 1982; left derelict account of line abandonment ca. 1996
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer bridge w/pile center pier
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 31.5 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40431, -92.56815   (decimal degrees)
40°24'16" N, 92°34'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/536644/4472722 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Queen City
Inventory number
BH 64087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added images
  • November 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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