Chicago & Alton Railroad

Reporting mark: C&A
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Abandoned C&A - Twin Culvert (N) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1870, Bypassed and Closed in 1889
Stone arch bridge over Old Pearl Road on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned C&A Little Blue Creek Culvert (Pike County, Illinois)
Abandoned sometime around the 1890's when tracks where reallinged
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Little Blue Creek on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned GMO - Little Indian Creek Arch (Morgan County, Illinois)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Little Indian Creek on Abandoned Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

ATSF/C&A - South Fork South Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in the 1880s; Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bobtail swing bridge over Chicago River South Fork South Branch on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe/Chicago & Alton RR
No longer exists

C&A - Illinois & Michigan Canal Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built during 1860s
Lost Post through truss bridge over Illinois & Michigan Canal on Chicago & Alton Railroad
No longer exists

C&A - Lawndale Arch (Logan County, Illinois)
Built on former C & A right-of-way now bypassed by UP Railroad 300 yards west of location
Abandoned arch bridge over derelict farm road on former Chicago and Alton Railroad 1 mile north of Lawndale
Abandoned

C&A - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1873; 2nd pier collapsed destroying two spand November 6th, 1876; Replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

C&A - Piasa Creek Bridge (Jersey County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Piasa Creek on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Removed

C&A/B&NRE&H Overpass (McLean County, Illinois)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bloomington & Normal Railway, Electric & Heat Co. on Chicago & Alton Railroad
No longer exists

Chicago & Alton - Stone Arch (Menard County, Illinois)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Intermittent strean on Abandonded Chicago & Alton Ry
Derelict/abandoned

Chicago & Alton Blue Branch Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1892
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Blue Branch on Kansas City Southern RW (former Chicago & Alton)
Open to traffic

Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Moveable warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Bubbly Creek (South Fork of South Branch of Chicago River) on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Open to traffic

Chicago & Alton Sni-A-Bar Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Deck plate girder bridge over Sni-A-Bar Creek on KCS (Former Chicago & Alton)
Open to traffic

Crysler Avenue Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over S Crysler Ave on Kansas City Southern Railway, Mexico Sub
Open to traffic

First Glasgow Railroad Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1878-79 by Gen. William Sooy Smith; superstructure replaced in 1900
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Superstructure replaced

IC - Bridge #149.7 (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built Ca. 1889
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Indian Creek on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Open to authorized vehicles only

IC - Bridge #152.8 (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built Ca. 1889
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Tributary of Indian Creek on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Derelict/abandoned

IC - Townhall Road Overpass (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Indian Creek & Townhall Road on Abandoned Railroad southwest of Hopedale
Abandoned

Illinois Central Underpass (Audrain County, Missouri)
Rail appears on 1887 topo
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of South Fork Salt River and Audrain Co Rd 913 on Kansas City Southern Railway (Former Illinois Central Gulf)
Open to traffic

KCS - Auxvasse Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Massive steel trestle over Auxvasse Creek on Ozark Valley Railroad, north of Kingdom City
Open to railroad traffic

KCS - Bowling Green Viaduct (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1899 by the Lassig Bridge & Iron Works
Deck Girder Viaduct over County Road 292 and Branch of Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic above and below

KCS - Clinton Spring Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1894
Stone arch culvert over a branch of Noix Creek in Louisiana
Open to railroad traffic

KCS - Doxies Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over Doxies Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Doxies Fork Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over Doxies Creek and County Road 243 on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Glasgow Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Four-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River on the Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Hall Street Bridge (Pearl, IL) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hall Street on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Illinois River Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1902, Lift Span Added 1978
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Kansas City Southern Railway (former GWWR and Chicago & Alton) Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Warren through truss bridge over Little Blue River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Noix Creek Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1897-8, Some Spans Replaced 1905 and 1945
Through truss swing railroad bridge over the Mississippi River on Kansas City Southern at Louisiana
Open to train traffic

KCS - Macoupin Creek Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1889, Approach added 1901
Pratt through truss bridge over Macoupin Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Macoupin Creek Overflow Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1883, Approaches added 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Macoupin Creek Overflow on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Noix Creek Bridge #1 (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Noix Creek Bridge #3 (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1896
Deck plate girder bridge over Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Old US 67 Overpass (Scott County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Girder bridge over Old US 67 on Kansas Southern Railroad
Open

KCS - Piasa Creek Bridge (Jersey County, Illinois)
Built 1881, Stabalized 1904 and 1911, Encased 1918
Concrete Encased Stone Arch bridge over Piasa Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - South Fork Salt River Bridge (Audrain County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over S. Fork Salt River on Chicago & Alton, later GM&O, later Gateway Western, now Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

KCS - Twin Culvert (S) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1889 during a grade reduction
Stone arch Bridge over Old Pearl Road on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - US54 Overpass (Audrain County, Missouri)
Built 1934
Steel stringer bridge over South Fork Salt River and US 54 on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Lake Park Stone Arch #1 (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Stone arch bridge over Dry Creek on Lake Park Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Lake Park Stone Arch #2 (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Stone arch bridge over Dry Creek on Lake Park Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Luce Line Trail Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1885 in Pearl, Illinois; Relocated to Long Lake in 1914; Relocated again 2008
Pratt through truss bridge over Wayzata Boulevard on Luce Line State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Stinson Creek Trail - Stinson Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1878 over Sni-A-Bar Creek in Grain Valley; relocated here in 1902; rehabilitated 1944; converted to pedestrian use in 2006
Through truss bridge over Stinson Creek on Stinson Creek Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Bridge #190.8 (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Stone arch bridge over Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Forked Creek Bridges (Will County, Illinois)
Southernmost span built 1884; Middle span built 1929; Spur span built 1930
Deck plate girder bridges over Forked Creek on Union Pacific Railroad in Wilmington
Open to traffic

UP - Lick Creek Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lick Creek (Lake Springfield) on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Mackinaw River Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1924
Deck plate girder bridge over Mackinaw River on Union Pacific Railway (former Southern Pacific))
Open

UP - Market Street Overpass (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1889, replaced 2015
Lost Girder bridge over Market Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Rooks Creek Bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built in 1928 as a two track. Only one track remains.
Through plate girder bridge over Rooks Creek on Union Pacific Railway
Open

UP - Sugar Run Arch (Will County, Illinois)
Stone arch bridge over Sugar Run on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Water Street Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1916, to be Replaced 2016
Deck plate girder bridge over Water Street on Union Pacific Railroad in Wilmington
Open to traffic

UP - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1923
Warren Through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used