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KJRY - Railroad Creek Bridge

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Description 

Appears to have been replaced by culvert at some point.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Railroad Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now Keokuk Jct. Ry.
Location
Hamilton, Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- Keokuk Junction Railway (KJRY)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #117
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38820, -91.35638   (decimal degrees)
40°23'18" N, 91°21'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/639504/4472141 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton
Inventory number
BH 64029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added link to John Barriger III photo

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