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Lake Creek Trestle

Photos 

View from southwest

Photo taken by James Baughn in January 2015

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BH Photo #375570

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned wooden trestle over Lake Creek on the former Mobile & Ohio Railroad, next to IL 3
Location
Alexander County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned, but still in good condition
Railroads
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O)
- Shawnee Terminal Railway (STR)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 97.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.12243, -89.27537   (decimal degrees)
37°07'21" N, 89°16'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/297857/4110877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 42343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2017: New photos from James Baughn
  • March 10, 2013: New photo from James Baughn
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates
  • April 14, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com