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Eltham Bridge

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Description 

Clearly visible on satellite imagery. This bridge was converted to carry traffic on Forest Road 353 but has since been abandoned.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over an unnamed lake above Cedar Creek on former Mobile & Ohio Railroad
Location
Jackson County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad (GMO)
- Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.66956, -89.33440   (decimal degrees)
37°40'10" N, 89°20'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/294115/4171717 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83937 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2018: Added by James Baughn