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BNSF - Spring Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2012

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BH Photo #244218

Map 

Description 

Timber trestle originating around 1910. Stamp on rail from "Gary Steel Works 1910". Current bridge a modern rebuild.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Spring Creek on BNSF (former CB&Q) Railroad
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Oringinal around 1910, rebuilt??
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37549, -89.18706   (decimal degrees)
41°22'32" N, 89°11'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/317107/4582749 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ladd
Inventory number
BH 54733 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad", "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Timber Trestle"

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