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Embarras River Eastern Illinois Railroad Company Bridge

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Embarras River on EIRCRR
Location
Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.0 ft.
Total length: 560.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62199, -88.06999   (decimal degrees)
39°37'19" N, 88°04'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/408163/4386350 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,970)
Coles County, Illinois (28)
Deck truss (1,510)
Illinois (3,842)
Open (36,583)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pratt deck truss (304)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,774)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,542)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com