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IC - Rock River Bridge (1st)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1851; Replaced 1862
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Howe deck truss w/ supplemental arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 960.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84430, -89.49087   (decimal degrees)
41°50'39" N, 89°29'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/293202/4635489 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added

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Sources 

  • Luke