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IC - Trestle Hollow Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in March 2015

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BH Photo #319731

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned arch bridge over Trestle Hollow on former Illinois Central Railroad north of Grand Tower
Location
Jackson County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1913 to replace a timber bridge
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.66958, -89.51281   (decimal degrees)
37°40'11" N, 89°30'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/278377/4172126 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altenburg
Inventory number
BH 66760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from IC track profile
  • March 27, 2015: New photos from James Baughn

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