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Wabash Railroad Bridge #883 - Muddy Branch

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #883

Bridge remnants after abandonment. Photo looking to the NW from St. Hwy 13

Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1997

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Muddy Branch on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Daviess County, Missouri
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Original 65' pile trestle at this location built 1901; replaced 1942 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 58.5 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #883
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98188, -93.95445   (decimal degrees)
39°58'55" N, 93°57'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/418506/4426182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gallatin
Inventory number
BH 65723 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,378)
Built 1901 (509)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Daviess County, Missouri (81)
Lost (22,269)
Lost 1984 (94)
Lost during 1980s (1,198)
Missouri (6,136)
Owned by railroad (11,103)
Timber stringer (3,706)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,975)
Wabash Railroad (554)

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