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Wabash Railroad Bridge #71

Photos 

Looking North from Elm Point Rd

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2016

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BH Photo #373863

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 16' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1897; replaced 1905 with concrete culvert; replaced 1950 with this bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber stringer bridge on concrete abutments
Dimensions
Span length: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 16.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81604, -90.51847   (decimal degrees)
38°48'58" N, 90°31'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/715449/4299288 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64854 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2016: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 19, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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