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Wabash - Half Acre Bridge (Old)

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Half Acre Railroad Bridge

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BH Photo #428363

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over S FK SANGAMON RIVER on Railroad
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888; Replaced 1914
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
305' Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50696, -89.34641   (decimal degrees)
39°30'25" N, 89°20'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298267/4375665 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,966)
Built 1888 (229)
Built during 1880s (2,080)
Christian County, Illinois (81)
Illinois (4,828)
Lost (26,864)
Lost 1914 (64)
Lost during 1910s (589)
Pratt through truss (5,748)
Pratt truss (9,842)
Railroad (16,168)
Replaced by new bridge (18,234)
Through truss (15,964)
Truss (34,249)
Wabash Railroad (590)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added information
  • May 23, 2018: Added by Dino Strunk

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Sources 

  • Dino Strunk
  • Luke