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KCS - Macoupin Creek Overflow Bridge

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KCS Macoupin Creek Overflow Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2016

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BH Photo #357270

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Macoupin Creek Overflow on KCS RR
Location
Greene County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883, Approaches added 1948
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24717, -90.37132   (decimal degrees)
39°14'50" N, 90°22'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/726843/4347499 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jerseyville North
Inventory number
BH 72575 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 23, 2016: Added by John Marvig

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