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Abandoned C&NW - Little Vermilion River Arch

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Abandoned C&NW RR bridge over tributary of Little Vermilion River

Abandoned concrete arch RR bridge just south of North 3550th Road, NW edge of Dimmick Twp, La Salle County, IL, North Profile

GS-4-25-17

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Description 

Single span concrete arch on closed abutments, originally carried C&NW RR line which was removed a number of years ago, ROW northeast of North 3550th Road rehabbed within last few years and now is siding for storing rail cars for silica sand mining operation in Troy Grove, IL

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Tributary of Little Vermilion River on Former C&N.W RR-line removed
Location
LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Deck arch--single span concrete arch bridge on closed abutments
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.44708, -89.10619   (decimal degrees)
41°26'49" N, 89°06'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/324063/4590530 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 34 N., R. 1 E., Sec. 3
Inventory number
BH 76806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,024)
Arch (11,192)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,094)
Deck arch (10,431)
Illinois (3,845)
LaSalle County, Illinois (83)
Railroad (13,078)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Added by GS