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UP - Weldon River Bridge

Description 

Alignment reportedly changed between approximately 1 mile south of this bridge and Mercer, MO in 1942.

Facts 

Overview
Warren Deck truss bridge over Weldon River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Mercer County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33790, -93.59775   (decimal degrees)
40°20'16" N, 93°35'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/449228/4465432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mill Grove
Inventory number
BH 70158 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added information from UP track chart
  • November 28, 2015: Added by James Baughn

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