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IC - Rock River Bridge (2nd)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1862; Destroyed 1868 after being hit by parts of the Luckey Bridge
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Deck truss
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)
Quadrangle map:
Dixon East
Inventory number
BH 71981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke