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UP - Buncombe Quarry Bridge

Photo 

Bridge in distance from quarry overlook off State Highway 37

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in March 2008

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BH Photo #137129

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over quarry access road on UP (former Burlington) Railway north of Buncombe
Location
Johnson County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Also called
CBQ - Grasshoppers Creek Tributary Bridge
UP - Grasshoppers Creek Tributary Bridge
CBQ - Buncombe Quarry Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.49252, -88.96107   (decimal degrees)
37°29'33" N, 88°57'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/326635/4151318 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vienna
Inventory number
BH 42352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates
  • April 15, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Buncombe Quarry Rail Bridge
Posted May 23, 2012, by john (biljohnp [at] frontier [dot] com)

as i do not have gps how would i find this bridge,

are you sure it is open to public ?

Buncombe Quarry Rail Bridge
Posted November 17, 2011, by littlejimmy (9jcjiv [at] gmail [dot] com)

The real name of itis bridge is"Grasshopper Bridge"