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Hennepin Canal Aqueduct #5

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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 Mud Creek on Hennepin Canal NW of Annawan
Location
Henry County, Illinois
Status
Open to canoe and pedestrian traffic
History
Built between 1892-1907
Design
Concrete trough on concrete piers
Dimensions
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Also called
Mud Creek Aqueduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41127, -89.91664   (decimal degrees)
41°24'41" N, 89°54'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/256223/4588519 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Annawan
Inventory number
BH 50014 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aqueduct (74)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Henry County, Illinois (54)
Illinois (4,468)
Open (38,201)
Owned by state (15,115)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,059)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2011: Updated by Steve Conro: Corrected county and GPS
  • November 3, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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