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CSX - Salt Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in March 2009

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BH Photo #135019

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Salt Creek on Vandalia Railroad (Now CSX)
Location
Effingham, Effingham County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
- Vandalia Railroad (VRRC)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
Panhandle - Salt Creek Bridge
PC - Salt Creek Bridge
PRR - Salt Creek Bridge
Vandalia - Salt Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12124, -88.52369   (decimal degrees)
39°07'16" N, 88°31'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/368283/4331336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Effingham South
Inventory number
BH 39986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 24, 2010: New Street View added by Jacob P. Bernard
  • March 7, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • February 24, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com