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K&S - Kankakee River Bridge (Old)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Kankakee River on Kankakee & Seneca Railroad
Location
Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882; Replaced 1915
Design
Howe deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.12439, -87.87887   (decimal degrees)
41°07'28" N, 87°52'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426224/4552938 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Kankakee
Inventory number
BH 73572 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,569)
Beam (15,725)
Built 1882 (143)
Built during 1880s (1,994)
Deck truss (1,733)
Howe deck truss (54)
Howe truss (559)
Illinois (4,647)
Kankakee County, Illinois (34)
Kankakee, Illinois (11)
Lost (24,760)
Lost 1915 (46)
Lost during 1910s (494)
Owned by railroad (12,432)
Replaced by new bridge (16,598)
Timber stringer (4,021)
Truss (32,807)

Sources 

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