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Hennepin Canal Aqueduct #3

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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BH Photo #234814

Map 

Description 

The Hennepin originally had nine aqueducts -- concrete troughs which carried the canal and its traffic across larger rivers and streams. Today, six remain the other three are replaced by pipes that carry the canal flow under the creek or river the aqueduct crossed over.

Facts 

Overview
Hennepin Canal aqueduct over West Bureau Creek
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrian & canoe traffic
History
Built between 1892-1907
Design
Concrete trough on concrete piers
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35031, -89.56755   (decimal degrees)
41°21'01" N, 89°34'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/285203/4580826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory number
BH 49974 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct (74)
Bureau County, Illinois (114)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Illinois (4,469)
Open (38,203)
Owned by state (15,115)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 18, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • November 1, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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