Illinois Traction System

Reporting mark: ITS
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Ellsworth Park Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1903, collapsed on April 27, 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Collapsed

Georgetown Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1901
Lost Timber bridge over Little Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction south of Georgetown
Lost

Gilbert Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1893 by the Chicago Bridge Co., replaced in 1921-22
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Gilbert Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Highland Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
No longer exists

Homer Interurban Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1904
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System north of Homer
Lost

IC/ITR Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Interurban trail (formerly ITRR) on abandoned C&NW
Derelict/abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Alton Steel Yard Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1905, Abandoned 1953
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over the rail yard in Alton, south of E. Broadway
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Deer Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Abandoned bridge over Deer Creek on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Iron Horse Trestle (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built in 1930 by the McClintic-Marshall Company of Chicago, Illinois
Elevated plate girder trestle over numerous city streets on the Illinois Terminal Railroad in St. Louis
Abandoned but awaiting plans to convert into a pedestrian trail. Purchased by Great Rivers Greenway District.

Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1905; Removed ca. 1982
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Decatur on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Lick Creek Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lick Creek (Lake Springfield) on Illinois Terminal
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Mackinaw River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built ?; Destroyed 1977
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Destroyed by derailment

Illinois Terminal - McKinley Yard Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Railroad Yard on Illinois Terminal System
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Mud Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Tucker Tunnel (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built in 1931; demolished in 2010
Steel stringer bridge over the Illinois Terminal Railroad tunnel on Tucker Blvd. in St. Louis
Filled in. Tunnel has been filled in with new roadway built on top.

Illinois Terminal - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wood River on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed

Illinois Traction - Kickapoo Creek Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Kickapoo Creek on Illinois Traction System
Removed

Illinois Traction - McKinley Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1907, closed to traffic in 1951
Lost Bascule bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Terminal Railroad in Peoria
No longer exists

Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Illinois Traction System west of Danville
Removed

Illinois Tractionl/Wabash Overpass (Old) (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Replaced 1928/29
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash Railroad on Illinois Traction System
Replaced by a new bridge

ITS - Fancy Creek Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Abandoned bridge over Fancy Creek on Illinois Traction System
Abandoned

ITS - Sangamon River Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Illinois Traction System
Removed

McKinley Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1910, closed to traffic in October 2001, reopened in 2007
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis
Open to traffic

McKinley Bridge Bikeway - Branch Street Trestle (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1910 with the McKinley Bridge for Illinois Traction System; closed to railroad traffic in 1977; reopened to pedestrians June 7, 2008
Deck girder bridge connecting Branch Street to the McKinley Bridge on former Illinois Terminal Railroad at St. Louis
Open to pedestrians

N&W Champaign Branch Boneyard Creek Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910(?), abandoned ca. 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Boneyard Creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway in Urbana
Open to pedestrian traffic

NS - IL121 Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1943
Pony plate girder bridge over IL 121 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS/ITR Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 32' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1907 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Illinois Terminal Ry. (abandoned) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

UP - Church Road Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1952, still in use
Arch bridge over Church Road (TR 246) on Mo Pac Rr in Worden
Open to traffic

Vermilion River Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1906, closed to traffic April 8, 1946, abandoned October 16, 1946, demolished in 1947
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Demolished