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B&O - Wabash River Bridge

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B&O - Wabash River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2016

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BH Photo #369939

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Baltimore & Ohio
Location
Knox County, Indiana, and Lawrence County, Illinois
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Destroyed by flooding in 1913 and replaced
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68633, -87.52850   (decimal degrees)
38°41'11" N, 87°31'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454035/4282101 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vincennes
Inventory number
BH 74330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (442)
Destroyed by flood (437)
Illinois (4,546)
Indiana (4,804)
Knox County, Indiana (77)
Lawrence County, Illinois (29)
Lost (23,618)
Lost 1913 (102)
Lost during 1910s (462)
Movable (2,899)
Navigable waterway (2,128)
Pratt through truss (5,240)
Pratt truss (9,073)
Railroad (15,074)
State line crossing (817)
Swing (1,406)
Through truss (14,638)
Truss (32,111)
Wabash River (101)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 10, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Flickr - Info