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KJRY - LaMoine River Bridge

Photos 

Main Span

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239417

Map 

Description 

Lengths are estimated. We found a tie plate dated 1922 but all the timber looks relatively new. (10 years) so I suspect the approaches and piers have been refurbished. Main deck plate span looks original.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over LaMoine River on Keokuk Junction RR (former Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw)
Location
Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built ca. 1922
Railroads
- Keokuk Junction Railway (KJRY)
- Peoria & Western Railway (PWRY)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Deck plate girder main with timber stringer approaches and timber piers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50766, -91.05177   (decimal degrees)
40°30'28" N, 91°03'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/665067/4485928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burnside
Inventory number
BH 53541 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Keokuk Junction Railway", "Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad"

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