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Bloomer Line - Unnamed Ditch Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now Bloomer Line Railroad
Location
Ford County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 12' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; rebuilt 1932 with this bridge
Railroads
- Bloomer Shippers Connecting Railroad (BLOL)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 21.5 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Unnamed Ditch Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1278
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61717, -88.38692   (decimal degrees)
40°37'02" N, 88°23'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/382683/4497184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sibley
Inventory number
BH 64795 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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