Moorabool River Rail Bridge, Moorabool, VIC, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 04.432 E 144° 16.895
55H E 261548 N 5782499
Quick Description: A rail viaduct over the Moorabool River
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 9/8/2019 2:56:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM118QJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
The railway viaduct over the Moorabool River was completed in 1862 is 396m in length and featured 10 spans of 36.9m, in 1918 intermediate steel trestles were introduced when the original metal trusses were replaced with metal steel girders. A new concrete deck was installed in 1983. The bridge currently carries the National standard gauge track.
At the time of its erection it was regarded as the greatest engineering feat in Australasia, being the largest early metal truss bridge in Australia,
Bridge Type: Truss

Bridge Usage: Railroad

Moving Bridge: Not listed

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