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KJRY - Rock Creek Bridge

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Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Stone Arch

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239118

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Description 

This rail line appears on an 1874 county map as Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw. From the look of the hand stone work this has got to date into the late 1800's. Incredible stone workmanship.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on Keokuk Junction RR (former Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw) 3.5m NE of Ferris
Location
Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- Keokuk Junction Railway (KJRY)
- Peoria & Western Railway (PWRY)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49788, -91.11693   (decimal degrees)
40°29'52" N, 91°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/659569/4484723 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carthage East
Inventory number
BH 53504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Keokuk Junction Railway", "Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad"

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