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North Missouri Railroad Ferry

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North Missouri Railroad ferry

St. Charles side of Missouri River; first Wabash Bridge #59 under construction in the background

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BH Photo #309954

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Missouri River on North Missouri Railroad (Wabash Railroad predecessor)
Location
St. Charles, St. Louis County, Missouri, and St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Ferry operation succeeded by original Wabash Railroad Bridge #59 (1871)
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Paddlewheel steamer "North Missouri" later adapted from a passenger/freight-carrying boat, to RR car ferry boats
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78307, -90.47567   (decimal degrees)
38°46'59" N, 90°28'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719267/4295730 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Charles
Inventory number
BH 64865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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