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NW - South Vandeventer Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in October 2019

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BH Photo #457657

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Part of a former nee-Wabash, ex-Norfolk & Western railroad spur serving mills at Spring Avenue

Brief History 

Written by Joe Leets

This line was originally Wabash, then NW, and finally NS. Abandoned in 1990's. See http://www.abandonedrails.com/Saint_Louis_Missouri for more info, look at Scott Nauert's Comments.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over S Vandeventer Avenue on Norfolk and Western Railroad
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Abandoned, rails remain
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63258, -90.24304   (decimal degrees)
38°37'57" N, 90°14'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739980/4279610 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granite City
Inventory number
BH 57268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,756)
Beam (16,032)
Girder (10,511)
Have street view (27,301)
Missouri (6,326)
Norfolk & Western Railway (602)
Plate girder (8,159)
Railroad (15,863)
St. Louis, Missouri (152)
Steel stringer (6,385)
Through girder (3,925)
Wabash Railroad (581)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2019: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • September 10, 2013: Updated by Joe Leets: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • July 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Norfolk & Western Railway", "Railroad", Deleted redundant category
  • July 20, 2013: Added by Joe Leets

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Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes