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BNSF - Wellington Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Railroad logos on bridge

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in July 2010

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BH Photo #170637

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Wellington Ave., River des Peres and Deer Creek on the BNSF Railroad just north of I-44
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic
History
Built 1933
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60017, -90.31558   (decimal degrees)
38°36'01" N, 90°18'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/733770/4275826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster Groves
Inventory number
BH 44484 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,388)
BNSF Railway (1,256)
Built 1933 (622)
Built during 1930s (11,267)
Deck girder (5,076)
Girder (9,187)
Have street view (25,466)
Missouri (6,152)
Open (38,213)
Plate girder (6,995)
Railroad (14,388)
St. Louis, Missouri (145)
St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (198)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 10, 2012: New photo from Mark Dellbringge
  • June 9, 2011: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • July 24, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Added builder and year bridge was completed
  • March 18, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge

Comments 

Wellington Avenue Overpass
Posted March 26, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge (mark [dot] dellbringge [at] conus [dot] army [dot] mil)

This bridge carries the BNSF railroad over Wellington Avenue, River des Peres and Deer Creek.