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CN - South Fork Salt Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2014

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BH Photo #281171

Map 

Description 

At the time of its construction this would have crossed an unnamed tributary to Salt Creek. Its now a backwater pool in Lake Clinton.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Lake Clinton backwater on CN (former Illinois Central)
Location
De Witt County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Timber stringer trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18095, -88.84111   (decimal degrees)
40°10'51" N, 88°50'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343254/4449466 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Witt
Inventory number
BH 60365 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,712)
Canadian National Railway (510)
De Witt County, Illinois (28)
Illinois (4,647)
Illinois Central Railroad (582)
Open (39,880)
Owned by railroad (12,415)
Railroad (15,411)
Timber stringer (4,015)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2019: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 2, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 23, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "Illinois Central Railroad"

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net