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Illinois Central over Cache River Bridge

Photos 

Concrete pier

Photo taken by James Baughn in January 2015

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BH Photo #375642

Map 

Description 

Two abutments and two piers remain, although the area is extremely overgrown even in winter time.

Facts 

Overview
Lost bridge over Cache River on Illinois Central Railroad near Cache
Location
Alexander County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1918 (?)
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.10212, -89.25288   (decimal degrees)
37°06'08" N, 89°15'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/299801/4108576 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cache
Inventory number
BH 75153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2017: New photos from James Baughn