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RI - Macoupin Creek Tributary Bridge

Photos 

South abutment

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in December 2016

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BH Photo #374718

Map 

Description 

Built in 1914 replacing an earlier timber bridge. Tracks were removed in the 1980's along the entire route.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over unnamed Macoupin creek tributary on formerly Rock Island Railroad
Location
Kemper, Jersey County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1914
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21178, -90.16153   (decimal degrees)
39°12'42" N, 90°09'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/745073/4344117 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74967 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2016: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

Macoupin creek tributary bridge
Posted December 29, 2016, by Dana and Kay Klein

NICE! Thanks for making the trip.