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The Alton Railroad Bridge at Glasgow, Missouri, 1879

Henry Belin Voorhees

The Alton Railroad Bridge at Glasgow, Missouri, 1879

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Published by The Newcomen Society of England, American Branch in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Glasgow (Mo.)
    • Subjects:
    • Glasgow (Mo.) -- Bridges -- Alton railroad bridge.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] H.B. Voorhees ...
      SeriesNewcomen address,, 1944
      ContributionsNewcomen Society in North America.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG25.G55 V6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6482434M
      LC Control Number45004857
      OCLC/WorldCa946128

      - The Clark Bridge linking Illinois and Missouri at Alton, Illinois is a cable-stay bridge, unique in its structure in the United States. The birdge is named for explorer William Clark, who helped lead the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery expedition from to The Bridge is a 4, foot gateway inviting visitors to discover the region pins.


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The Glasgow Railroad Bridge is four-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River belonging to the Kansas City Southern railroad between Howard County, Missouri and Saline County, is considered to be the first All Steel Bridge made in the world. It was originally built in by Gen. William Sooy Smith for the Chicago and Alton railroad as a five-span Whipple through truss.

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Glasgow, Howard County, Missouri, and Saline County, Missouri Status Superstructure replaced History Built by Gen. William Sooy Smith; superstructure replaced in Builder - William Sooysmith & Son of Chicago, Illinois Railroad - Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A) Design Five Whipple through trusses.

Described as world's first major all. The first bridge built over the Missouri River at Glasgow was the Glasgow Steel Bridge-the first all-steel bridge in the world-built in by the Chicago & Alton Railroad Company. The venture ended up costing more than a half-million dollars by its completion in Junebut Glasgow’s Chicago & Alton Bridge became the first all-steel bridge in the world.

Railroad travel didn’t last forever, though. At the turn of the century, automobiles became more common. Several other pre-Civil War railroads became parts of today's Missouri Pacific Railroad. Meanwhile, work on the Iron Mountain had continued southward from St. Louis and by May,the 1879 book tunnel at Vineland had been completed along with a bridge over the Meramec River.

First Reclining Sleeping Car -- which was designed by Dr. Horton of Kansas City, Missouri. First to connect the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes. First to build an all steel bridge in the U.S.A. -- built at Glasgow, Missouri. First to place railroad ties closer than normal for smoother ride.

In the Chicago and Alton Railroad was pushing west with new track in Missouri. They engaged General William S. Smith to make surveys and supervise construction of their new railroad bridge at Glasgow, Missouri.

The bridge was completed in A History of Glasgow gray granite monument along 1st Street includes these words. The first railroad dining car, the Delmonico, was built by the C&A and put into service on its line.

One of the first steel bridges in the world was built by the C&A over the Missouri River at Glasgow, MO. The C&A also was the first railroad to pioneer ‘chair’ cars (reclining seats) and to operate an all Pullman train. An additional miles to Kansas City would be built westward from Mexico infinally seeing completion in This line was constructed by the Kansas City, St.

Louis and Chicago Railroad. Both the railroads in Missouri would be under control of the Chicago Missouri Alton Railroad from completion.

Edison signed the patent application for his electric lamp (issued 27 Jan as U.S. Patent ,). the world's first all-steel railroad bridge was placed in service over the Missouri River at Glasgow, Missouri, built for the Chicago & Alton railroad.

and Alton Railroad decided to construct a bridge across the Missouri River at Glasgow. Construction work on the Chicago and Alton Bridge at Glasgow began in May and the structure opened in June This was the first all-steel bridge ever built. The Chicago and Alton railroad bridge was reconstructed in Chicago and Alton Railroad: C&A GM&O: Alton Railroad: Chicago and Atchison Bridge Company: Atchison and Eastern Bridge Company: Chicago, Burlington and Kansas City Railway: CB&Q: Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad: Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad: CB&Q, CBQ CB&Q Burlington Northern Inc.

Drayton, Thomas () - President of Charleston & Savannah Railroad Drew, Daniel () - Financier of the Erie Railroad, in conjunction with Jim Fisk. Drew, J.

- President of Coal Belt Electric Railway. (Illinois PUC,p ) Drexel, Jos. - President of Natchez, Jackson & Columbus Railroad. (Official List Get the best deals for glasgow missouri at We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items.

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Watch. MISSOURI MAP GLASGOW FAYETTE. mended to President Blackstone of the Alton Railroad that a bridge, crossing the Missouri at Glasgow, should be built of “Hay Steel“, by which name the product had then come to be des­ ignated. The approval of this recommendation by the Alton stirred up a veritable.

While historians report no passengers were robbed, a letter from a mother to her daughters in the Hall-Jacob family papers at the Jackson County Historical Society Archives, datedcontradicts history. The letter reads in part: “The Chicago and Alton railroad was robbed three miles south of Independence the other day.

Inthe world's first all-steel railroad bridge was placed in service over the Missouri River at Glasgow, Missouri, built for the Chicago & Alton railroad by Gen. William Sooy Smith ().

It was a 2,ft five-span Whipple through truss. Construction began only the year before, with the contract for steel dated 12 Oct The Chicago & Alton Railroad has a railroad bridge over the Missouri at Glasgow for the main line of its road from Chicago to Kansas City.

Pritchett College at Glasgow, an educational institution of high repute, is in a flourishing condition under the presidency of.

The North Missouri Railroad opened their bridge over the Missouri River during 4-KCS Glasgow The Chicago and Alton opened the original bridge at Glasgow duringcreating the shortest route between Chicago and Kansas City.

C&A upgraded the bridge inreplacing the Whipple truss spans with Parker trusses. The property of The Chicago and Illinois River Railroad Company was operated by The Chicago and Alton Railroad Company (of ) as lessee, under lease agreement, from date of completion, July 1,to Apand for account of the receivers, from the latter date to date of sale.

38 Alton Railroad Bridge: at Glasgow, Missouri Smith, Sooy A Missouri 39 Aluminum Pioneers Aluminum Company of America Hunt, Roy, A. A Pennsylvania 2.

40 Alcoa: a Retrospection Aluminum Company of America Parry, Charles, W. A Pennsylvania 41 "America Fore:" Years of Peace of Mind!. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (reporting marks B&O, BO) was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in Merchants from the city of Baltimore, which had benefitted to some extent from the construction of the National Road early in the century, wanted to continue to compete for trade with trans-Appalachian settlers with.

This is a well documented. well written History of the Chicago and Alton Railroad which connected Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City.

After absorption by the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio, it was the first Class One RR to dieselize. Also built one of the first all Steel Bridges in the world (Glasgow, Mo ). Great book and great s: 2. The collection contains records of a Glasgow, Missouri, business.

Weston Birch was secretary and Thomas Shackelford was president of the company. Volume 1, Steamboat cargo book,also includes Tatum and Hutchinson general store records, Volume 2, Record book, lists cargo, insurance, destination and names of steamers.

Tranbarger, owner of 60 acres of farming land in Callaway county, Missouri, brought this action against the railroad company in a Missouri state court to recover damages and a penalty under § of the Missouri Revised Statutes ofas amended by act of MaSess.

Acts, p. of which the portion now pertinent is as follows. In the company went into receivership, and in it was bought out by the B&O Railroad, the Monon Railroad, and the Southern Railroad. The name was changed to the Kentucky & Indiana Bridge and Railroad Company that year, and in it became the Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Railroad Company.

A new bridge was built from In the destruction of this bridge, a number of citizens of Mexico were engaged. They acted under a commission from General Price, who sent men along the line of the North Missouri Railroad for that purpose, com-missioned to destroy the railroad, with authority to procure assistance from the citizens.

Originally built between and for an unknown railroad at an unknown Tennessee location, the bridge was designed by Kellogg Bridge Company, which went out of business in Inthe bridge was purchased by Chicago & Alton Railroad and rebuilt to carry Third Street across the tracks in.

The first all Steel bridge was built by General Sooy Smith in in Glasgow, Missouri for the Chicago and Alton Railroad over the Missouri River. John A Roebling received final approval for the building of the Brooklyn Bridge in The gang robbed the Chicago and Alton Railroad in Glendale.

J One of the last robberies committed by the James Gang took place in Winston, Mo., when a Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific. CONNOR, lumber and tie inspector of the Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas Division, was appointed to his present position in He was first connected with the Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas Department, inin the bridge and building department, and has been with the.

Early Days of Railroad Policing to present. Maryland and South Carolina were the first states to build railroads in the early ’s. ByKentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Michigan and Illinois were part of the 11 states with over.

Glasgow, Mo. Sept. The Missouri ex tension of the Chicago and Alton railroad reached Glasgow on Saturday last, the 14th and the track-layers are now at work In Saline county. The road will be finished to Kansas City about April next. Slater, a new town midway between this place and Marshall, will be made the end of a division.

Glasgow was. Chicago & Alton R. Tranbarger, U.S. 67 () Chicago & Alton Railroad Company v. Tranbarger. Argued Ma Decided June 1, U.S. ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI Syllabus. ZA in the 19th Century, the first all-steel bridge JL V was not completed until Composed of five truss spans of feet each, this bridge was built by Gen.

William Sooy Smith to carry the Chicago and Alton Railroad over the Missouri River at Glasgow, South Dakota. The. Leavenworth, Topeka & South-Western (Southwestern) Railway Company () Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley R R Company () Los Angeles & Santa Monica Railroad Company, T () Maxwell Land Grant Company Mississippi River Railroad & Toll Bridge Company, T () Missouri Pacific Railroad Company New Mexican Railroad Company, T ().Glasgow, Mo., June All the section men between Mexloo and this olty, on tbe Chicago St Alton railroad bave been ordered bere to assist In the work of fortifying tbe west approach of tbe Glasgow bridge against tbe Inroads of tbe Missouri river.

Several years ago tbe river at tempted to make a new obannel through tbe approach but tbls bad.JAMES, Frank * - brother of Jesse James, from Missouri and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, claims he didn’t have part in the Chicago and Alton train robbery in Glendale, Missouri on October 7, but his name was printed out on telegram sent to Kansas City Journal.