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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
History
Original overpass at this location installed 1901; replaced with current bridge in 1936
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