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IC - Rock River Bridge (3rd)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #352554

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1868; Replaced 1920
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pratt 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 71982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com