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Wabash/CGW overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1017

View looking south, from the Chicago Great Western tracks

Photo taken & provided to us by Ed Spanknoble, Jr.

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BH Photo #342901

Description 

Pile trestle bridge over Chicago Great Western Ry.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Chicago Great Western Ry. on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Conception Junction, Nodaway County, Missouri
Status
Removed ca. 1985 account of line abandonment
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.0 ft.
Total length: 131.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1017
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27042, -94.69284   (decimal degrees)
40°16'14" N, 94°41'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/356068/4459146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ravenwood
Inventory number
BH 64030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2015: Updated by James Holzmeier: Uploaded new bridge images
  • November 24, 2014: Photo imported by James Holzmeier
  • November 10, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added link to John Barriger III photo

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