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PC - Embarras River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by David Huffman in July 2016

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BH Photo #359882

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Girder bridge over Embarras River & Stone Quarry Road/CR 1940 E on Penn Central Railroad
Location
Coles County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 478.0 ft.
Also called
NYC - Embarras River Bridge
PC - Stone Quarry Road Overpass
NYC - Stone Quarry Road Overpass
PC - CR 1940 E Overpass
NYC - CR 1940 E Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51187, -88.11339   (decimal degrees)
39°30'43" N, 88°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/404286/4374173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashmore
Inventory numbers
IL 015-9905 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 70346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 3, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
  • December 27, 2015: Added by Elliott Johnson

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