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Hennepin Canal Aqueduct #4

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221953

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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 Cole Creek
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrian and canoe traffic
History
Built between 1892-1907
Design
Concrete trough on concrete piers
Also called
Cole Creek Aqueduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39480, -89.82875   (decimal degrees)
41°23'41" N, 89°49'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/263510/4586447 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineral
Inventory number
BH 49986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct (76)
Bureau County, Illinois (116)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Illinois (4,688)
Open (39,993)
Owned by state (16,062)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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