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IC - Murphysboro Bridge

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Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #438922

Map 

Description 

Built 1941 using secondhand spans.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Muddy River on Railroad
Location
Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 177.0 ft.
Total length: 324.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.76072, -89.32535   (decimal degrees)
37°45'39" N, 89°19'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/295164/4181812 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 9 S., R. 2 W., Sec. 9
Elevation
350 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 83619 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from IC track profile
  • November 26, 2018: New photo from Clark Vance
  • November 25, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added GPS
  • November 25, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

IC - Murphysboro Bridge
Posted November 25, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke !