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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 Kansas City Southern Railway
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)
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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