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CGW - Stone Culvert

Photos 

Photo taken by Lance

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BH Photo #241671

Map 

Description 

Abandoned in a field west of Clare, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over trib to Owens creek on abandoned GGW Ry
Location
De Kalb County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Stone culvert
Dimensions
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01780, -88.84783   (decimal degrees)
42°01'04" N, 88°50'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/347006/4653404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkland
Inventory number
BH 53171 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 21, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: I think I found it on the map.

Sources 

Comments 

CGW Stone Culvert
Posted January 25, 2013, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

An intermittent tributary of Owens Creek does indeed run through the bridge.

The November pictures Steve took show that the drought this past summer appears to have dried up most, if not all of the water in the stream's channel.

CGW Stone Culvert
Posted January 25, 2013, by tory (loopy4u92 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

So a creek ran under this?