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CP - IL78 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2015

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BH Photo #318415

Map 

Street View 

Description 

2nd abandoned span along side. Piers look like there was 4 spans at this location.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Ill 78 on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Mt Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1949
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08366, -89.97729   (decimal degrees)
42°05'01" N, 89°58'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/253739/4663354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Carroll
Inventory number
BH 66444 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 16, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 8, 2015: New Street View added by Steve Conro

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