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Wabash Railroad

Reporting mark: WAB
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Abandoned Wabash - Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1899; replaced 1912 with this bridge
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad (Wabash)
Abandoned

APNC - North 8th Street Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Built 1915; ballasted timber deck added 1942; Replaced 1998
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over N. 8th St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now APNC Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

APNC/BNSF Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Build 1924, Replaced 2012
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad (BNSF) on Railroad (APNC)
Replaced by a new bridge

Attica Railroad Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1880; replaced by new bridge at an unknown date
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

Bloomer Line - Indian Creek Bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Original 52' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; rebuilt 1928 with this bridge
Timber stringer bridge over Indian Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now Bloomer Line Railroad
Open to rail traffic

Bloomer Line - Unnamed Ditch Bridge (Ford County, Illinois)
Original 12' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; rebuilt 1932 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now Bloomer Line Railroad
Open to rail traffic

BNSF - Cedar Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to rail traffic

BNSF - Drainage Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/BNSF Railway
Open to rail traffic

BNSF - White Breast Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Warren through truss bridge over White Breast Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF/Wabash Trace Overpass (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1900, WB Span Replaced 2000
Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash Trace Nature Trail on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

CB&Q/Wabash - Middle River Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CB&Q/Wabash - North River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over North River on Railroad
Removed

CB&Q/Wabash - South River Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over South River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad/Wabash Railroad
Removed but not replaced

COLT - Business Loop 70 Overpass (Boone County, Missouri)
Ex-Wabash Railroad
Bridge over Bus Loop 70 East on Colt Railroad in Columbia
Open to traffic on Colt Railroad

COLT - I-70 Overpass (Boone County, Missouri)
Ex-Wabash Railroad
Bridge on COLT Railroad over I-70 in Columbia
Open to traffic on Colt Railroad

Copeland Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Bypassed Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Closed to all traffic, bypassed

DMU - Raccoon River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Removed 2005
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on Railroad
Removed

Dumfries Avenue Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1902; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?; Replaced by a new concrete arch/tunnel in 2012
Timber stringer bridge over Wabash Trace Natural Trail on Dumfries Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

E3200 North Road Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1904
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on TR 5
Replaced by a new bridge

Eel River Railroad - Eel River Bridge (Liberty Mills) (Wabash County, Indiana)
Once part of a rail line from Logansport to Butler, Indiana. Line has a colorful history, but was abandoned over this bridge in 1975. Bridge spans removed in early 1980's..
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and subsidaries, Wabash{via Lease}, Detroit Eel River and Illinois Railroads)
Removed

Eel River Railroad - Eel River Bridge (North Manchester) (Wabash County, Indiana)
Once part of a rail line from Logansport to Butler, Indiana. Line has a colorful history, but was abandoned over this bridge in 1977. Bridge spans removed in early 1980's..
Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on Formerly Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad and subsidaries, Wabash{via Lease}, Detroit Eel River and Illinois Railroads)
Removed but not replaced, piers and abutments remain.

Elk Creek Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Elk Creek on Former railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Euclid Avenue Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Wabash Railroad constructed overhead-grade street bridge for Euclid Ave.
Steel stringer bridge over Wabash Railroad/Metrolink on Euclid Ave.
See link to related bridge

Fairchild Street NS Tunnel (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1915, buried by fill in 2012-13
Buried concrete tunnel over Fairchild Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Danville
Filled in

Forest Park Parkway Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1959
Skewed steel stringer bridge over the MetroLink on Forest Park Parkway in St. Louis
Open to four lanes of traffic

Forrest RR Turntable (Livingston County, Illinois)
Installed 1917, replacing a 70 ft. turntable installed June 1904
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over former roundhouse pit on Wabash Ry
Derelict/abandoned

FT. W&WV/Wabash Overpass (Cass County, Indiana)
Built to carry two interurban lines over the former Wabash Railway. Interurban lines came together to the East of bridge and used this line to get to Logansport. Built over old Wabash and Erie Canal right of way. Canal lock remnants still nearby.
Lost Bridge over Norfolk Southern, ex N&W and Wabash Railroad. on Indiana Union Traction/Indiana Railroad and Ft. Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction/Indiana Services Corporation Interurban in Logansport
Removed

Grand Avenue Suspension Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1891 by the King Bridge Co.; replaced in 1959 by the Grand Avenue Viaduct
Lost suspension bridge over Mill Creek Valley on Grand Avenue
Replaced as part of an "urban renewal project"

Grand Drive Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1936
Concrete stringer bridge over Forest Park Parkway and the MetroLink on Grand Drive in Forest Park
Open to traffic

IAIS Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; renewed 1904; replaced by this bridge at some point
Bridge over Unnamed creek on Wabash, later N&W, later CBGR, now Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic

Illinois Terminal - Cahokia Creek Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
built ca. 1900 by Illinois Terminal Railroad, removed after line discontinued
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash Railroad and Cahokia Creek on former Illinois Terminal Railroad near Edwardsville, IL
Lost

Illinois Terminal - Mitchell Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
Removed 1932
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Railroad on Alton, Granite & St. Louis Railway
Removed but not replaced

Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1928-9; Removed 1955
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash, later N&W Railway on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed but not replaced account of IT line abandonment

Illinois Tractionl/Wabash Overpass (Old) (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Replaced 1928/29
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash Railroad on Illinois Traction System
Replaced by a new bridge

IN - Hiram Sweet Ditch Bridge (Steuben County, Indiana)
Built 1916; Replaced 2014
Concrete deck girder bridge over Hiram Sweet Ditch on Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Under process of demolition and replacement with culverts and fill.

ISRY - 243rd Avenue Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 243rd Ave. on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to traffic

ISRY - 645th Avenue Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Grade separation project started & completed in 1938.
Concrete deck girder bridge over 645th Avenue on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

ISRY - Abandoned 13th Street Bridge (Monroe County, Iowa)
Original 13' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1899; renewed 1934 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over closed street (13th St.) on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

ISRY - IA2 Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over IA2 on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

ISRY - Moulton Jct Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946 per Wabash bridge book
Deck plate girder bridge over former Rock Island RR on Iowa Southern Railway
Open for traffic

ISRY - Udell Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Originally put in place by Wabash Railroad
Bridge over abandoned railroad (former Rock Island) on Iowa Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Keller Tunnel (Jersey County, Illinois)
built 1881 for Wabash Railroad; filled in after line abandoned but some remants remain
Lost Tunnel on defunct Wabash Railroad in Elsah
Lost

Kingsbury Avenue Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1936 by the Missouri State Highway Department
Concrete stringer bridge on Kingsbury Avenue over the MetroLink in St. Louis
Open to traffic

KJRY - Hamilton Slough Bridge (Hancock County, Illinois)
Built 1890
Pratt through truss bridge over Hamilton Slough on Keokuk Junction Railway
Open to traffic

KJRY - Railroad Creek Bridge (Hancock County, Illinois)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Railroad Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now Keokuk Jct. Ry.
Replaced by a new bridge

Lindell-Union Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1929; modified 1961
Concrete bridge over MetroLink and Forest Park Parkway at the intersection of Lindell Blvd. and Union Blvd.
Open to traffic

Locust Creek Railroad Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Locust Creek on Former railroad
Derelict/abandoned

MAW - Garrett Creek Bridge (Henry County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Garrett Creek on Maumee & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

MAW - Maumee River Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Built 1893
Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Maumee and Western Railroad
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka N. Fork Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #2 (Will County, Illinois)
Original 12' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1882; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #3 (Will County, Illinois)
Original 55' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - South Fork Hickory Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Hickory Creek on Metra Southwest Line
Open to rail traffic

Metra/CN Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Original 95' frame trestle at this location built 1879; replaced by this bridge 1912
Pony/through girder bridge over Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metrolink - North Skinker Boulevard Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Bridge completed 1942; total cost $400,000, paid for by federal funds
Deck girder bridge over N. Skinker Blvd. on the MetroLink
Open to two tracks of MetroLink light rail service

MetroLink - Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (Old) (St. Louis, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location, a through-plate iron girder bridge originally erected in 1890, was replaced by this bridge in 1928/29
Lost Concrete rigid frame bridge over Vandeventer Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway, then Metrolink
Replaced by new bridge

Metrolink Footbridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Cantilevered truss bridge over the Metrolink on a footpath at the east edge of Forest Park
Open to foot traffic

MO Hwy. 129/Weber Ave. bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wabash Railroad on MO Hwy. 129/Weber Ave.
Replaced by a new bridge

N&W - Hastie Crossing (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1947; Removed account of line relocation just to the north of this location, ca. 1967
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Vandalia Road & Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Removed

N&W - South Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Abandoned bridge over S Vandeventer Avenue on Norfolk and Western Railroad
Abandoned, rails remain

N&W Champaign Branch Boneyard Creek Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910(?), abandoned ca. 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Boneyard Creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway in Urbana
Open to pedestrian traffic

Norfolk Southern Rockfield Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District. Bridge had stability problems in Nov 2005 that led to shoring up with ballast and pilings drove in by a crane.
Deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) near Rockfield
Open to traffic

North Lindbergh Blvd. NS RR Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over North Lindbergh Boulevard (U. S. Highway 67) on the Norfolk Southern Railroad, just north of Lambert - St. Louis International Airport
Open to railroad traffic

North Missouri Railroad Ferry (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Ferry operation succeeded by original Wabash Railroad Bridge #59 (1871)
Lost Ferry across Missouri River on North Missouri Railroad (Wabash Railroad predecessor)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - 5th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1961
Bridge over Bus 55 / 5th Street on Norfolk Southern Rwy
Open to traffic

NS - 6th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1934
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. 6th Street (Business Loop 55) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - 9th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1909, replaced summer of 2015
Girder bridge over N. 9th Street (Business Loop 55) on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Allen Road Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1931
Concrete deck girder bridge over Allen Rd. on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Arnold Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (N) (Cass County, Indiana)
Unknown when it was built, but probably during the Wabash Railroad days. This bridge crosses the main channel of the Wabash River. The famed
Bridge over Wabash River Main Channel on Norfolk Southern Railroad(N&W, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (S) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1882; Replaced 1998
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River fork on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced

NS - Brush College Road Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Brush College Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Burlington Avenue Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Built to carry South 3rd Street/Burlington Avenue and the Interurban track of the FT. W&WV Traction Company thus the 3 lane width.
Pony plate girder bridge over Burlington Avenue/South 3rd Street, formerly Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company tracks as well on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced

NS - Camp Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Concrete stringer bridge over Camp Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Cedar Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Center Street Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1902
Bridge over W. Center St. on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Cicott Street Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District main line. Low clearance, gets hit by trucks often. Supports built for second rail track if needed on southside. .
Bridge over Cicott Street and Goose Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic

NS - Coldwater Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over Coldwater Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cowmire Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1931
Concrete culvert bridge over Cowmire Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Original 63' pile trestle built 1881, replaced 1900 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to rail traffic

NS - CR26 Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Original 99' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1909 with this bridge; removed 1991 account of line abandonment
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over IL Hwy. 26/Zilm Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished

NS - Crooked River Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built 1907, Girders Moved Here 1923; Approaches Replaced 2007
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Crooked River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Dean Lake Outlet Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Timber stringer bridge over Unnamed overflow creek from Dean Lake on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/BNSF Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Decatur Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Abandoned street (W. Decatur St.) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Eldorado Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1896; replaced in N&W era by a new Pony/through girder bridge
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eldorado St. (Old US Hwy. 36) on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Fellows Tunnel (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to rail traffic

NS - Forest Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Concrete rigid frame bridge over W. Forest Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Fourmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Original 112' bridge built 1891; rebuilt 1904 with this bridge
Timber stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Wabash Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - Grand River Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Built 1916;
Deck plate girder bridge over Grand River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Half Acre Bridge (Christian County, Illinois)
Original 127' Howe truss built 1870; replaced 1888 by a 305' through-truss span; replaced 1914 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over S. Fork Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Hanna Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Open to traffic

NS - Hannibal Tunnel (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1871
Tunnel on the Norfolk Southern Railroad just west of the Hannibal Railroad Bridge in Hannibal
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Huntington District Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
This bridge has been a headache for the railroads with it's low clearance. Collisions have occured when tall rail cars hit the bridge in the past. Both rail lines busy and have a connection here.
Deck girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail) Marion Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) Huntington District in Wabash
Open to traffic

NS - I-55 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1962
Pony/through girder bridge over I-55 on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - I-65 Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1969. Used daily by over 20 trains a day on this former Wabash Railroad line.
Deck plate girder bridge over I-65 on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - I-70 Overpass (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Concrete and steel stringer bridge over Interstate 70 / U. S. Highway 40 on the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Wentzville
Open to one track of railroad traffic

NS - IA202 Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Grade separation started 1936, completed 1937; demolished account of line abandonment ca. 1996
Lost Steel stringer bridge over IA Hwy. 202
Demolished

NS - Jasper Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Jasper St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Jennings Station Road Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Replacement bridge for original bridge #660, first erected in 1895
Girder bridge over Jennings Station Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Keeney Creek Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1868; rebuilt 1906 with this bridge
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Keeney Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic