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Rock Spring Hollow Trestle

Photos 

Footings in creek

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #102119

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost railroad trestle over Orchard Creek and Rock Spring Hollow south of Thebes in Thebes
Location
Thebes, Alexander County, Illinois
Status
Several concrete footings remain
Railroad
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.19876, -89.45018   (decimal degrees)
37°11'56" N, 89°27'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/282543/4119733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thebes
Inventory number
BH 15015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alexander County, Illinois (31)
Deck girder (4,955)
Girder (8,942)
Illinois (4,439)
Lost (21,197)
Missouri Pacific Railroad (304)
Owned by railroad (10,912)
Plate girder (6,802)
Thebes, Illinois (4)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • October 31, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com