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NS - Eagle Creek Bridge

Photo 

Hidden in the Trees

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2012

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BH Photo #234515

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Kangley
Location
LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Also called
NYC - Eagle Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.14100, -88.86568   (decimal degrees)
41°08'28" N, 88°51'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343424/4556087 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Streator North
Inventory number
BH 52812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "New York Central Railroad"

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Comments 

Norfolk Southern Eagle Creek Bridge
Posted July 3, 2012, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Hidden in the foliage and MANY private property signs. Bridge will be fully exposed in Winter. Return trip is in order.