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NS - South Florissant Overpass

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken March 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #107197

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder railroad bridge over S. Florissant Road (Route N) in Ferguson
Location
Ferguson, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 53.0 ft.
Total length: 53.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #41
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74437, -90.30492   (decimal degrees)
38°44'40" N, 90°18'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734228/4291858 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Inventory number
BH 22629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2016: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • November 20, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number and total length
  • March 10, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

NS - South Florissant Overpass
Posted November 20, 2014, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

Yes, the track is active at this location. Originally Wabash Railroad/N&W/NS dating from 1855 to present. No UP/MP involvement.

NS - South Florissant Overpass
Posted October 31, 2014, by mark lammert (montainadreamer [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Are the tracks active of not if active change info

Ferguson Railroad Bridge
Posted September 23, 2010, by William Benz (bubish [at] gmail [dot] com)

These are current Norfolk Southern/former Wabash tracks on this bridge.

Oh, and great food and frozen custard at the old station turned restaurant there.

Ferguson Railroad Bridge
Posted July 14, 2009, by j (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

these should be UP/OLD MP tracks