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IC - Spur Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226218

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Description 

Information provided by C&NW 1918 Valuation Data, located at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over abandoned ICRR Industrial spur on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Location
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1851, Extended 1921
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Stone arch with concrete slab extension
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84277, -89.49040   (decimal degrees)
41°50'34" N, 89°29'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/293237/4635317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dixon East
Inventory number
BH 51480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 28, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Illinois Central Railroad", "Built 1854"

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