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Hennepin Canal Aqueduct #6

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #227598

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Description 

The Hennepin Canal originally had nine aqueducts -- concrete troughs which carried the canal and its traffic across larger rivers and streams. Today, six remain the other three are replaced by pipes that carry the canal flow under the creek or river the aqueduct crossed over.

Facts 

Overview
Aqueduct over Spring Creek on Hennepin Canal 3 mi NW of Atkinson
Location
Henry County, Illinois
Status
Open to canoe & pedestrian traffic
History
Built between 1892 - 1907
Design
Concrete trough on concrete piers
Also called
Spring Creek Aqueduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45420, -90.06245   (decimal degrees)
41°27'15" N, 90°03'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/745362/4593345 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Atkinson
Inventory number
BH 50011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct (74)
Concrete girder (971)
Deck girder (5,466)
Girder (9,694)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Henry County, Illinois (55)
Illinois (4,538)
Open (38,995)
Owned by state (15,527)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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