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IC - Big Muddy River Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

View this photo at books.google.com

BH Photo #372726

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Muddy River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Jackson County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886; Replaced 1903
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.78615, -89.22360   (decimal degrees)
37°47'10" N, 89°13'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/304195/4184417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Soto
Inventory number
BH 74768 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • December 13, 2016: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke