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Bellefontaine Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1892
Completion: 1893

Project Type

Structure: Through truss bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Missouri River
Coordinates: 38° 50' 35.88" N    90° 14' 11.40" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 518.5 m
span lengths 4 × 134.2 m

Materials

piers masonry
truss steel

Chronology

July 1892

Foundation works begin

September 1893
- December 1893

Construction of the trusses

Participants

Design
Resident engineering

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20001387
  • Date created
    25/03/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016