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Hennepin Canal Feeder Aqueduct #9

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Hennepin Feeder Aqueduct

Photo taken by Steve Conro

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BH Photo #219389

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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
Bridge over Green River on Hennepin Canal Feeder
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrian and canoe traffic
History
Built 1904
Design
Concrete trough on concrete piers
Also called
Green River Aqueduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48494, -89.75563   (decimal degrees)
41°29'06" N, 89°45'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/269942/4596258 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineral
Inventory number
BH 50017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct (73)
Built 1904 (491)
Built during 1900s (6,326)
Bureau County, Illinois (104)
Concrete girder (845)
Deck girder (4,579)
Girder (8,129)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Illinois (3,858)
Open (36,837)
Owned by state (13,866)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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