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Small Engine Rail Bridge

Photo 

old Mini Steam Engine Wooden Rail Bridge

Panoramio user mousseau_ellis

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #308417

Map 

Description 

The park was built in 1935, and a source states that the WPA built most of the structures in the park.

A news article states that the train came to the park in 1959.

It is unclear when the bridge was originally built.

Facts 

Overview
Wooden Baltimore deck truss bridge over Creek on Railroad
Location
Clay County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Little Toot Railroad
Design
Baltimore deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66433, -88.53821   (decimal degrees)
38°39'52" N, 88°32'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/366172/4280650 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Xenia NE
Inventory number
BH 64121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources