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BNSF - Sugar Creek Bridge

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BNSF Sugar Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2017

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BH Photo #386424

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Description 

Built 1910, using one secondhand span from Bridge #421 across Bridge Creek, Missouri Division, originally fabricated in 1897. This bridge was located between Fabius and Baring.

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Sugar Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Knox County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910 using one secondhand span built 1897
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.92804, -90.11692   (decimal degrees)
40°55'41" N, 90°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/742749/4534771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamsfield
Inventory number
BH 76552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: noted relocation information
  • April 12, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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