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GM&O - Eagle Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2012

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BH Photo #234030

Map 

Description 

Spotted this in the distant field. Later identified as old abandoned bridge along GM&O former right of way.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on Abandoned Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR 3.5 Mi W of Streator
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroad
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10163, -88.91324   (decimal degrees)
41°06'06" N, 88°54'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/339336/4551803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Point
Inventory number
BH 52725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck girder (5,046)
Girder (9,138)
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (84)
Illinois (4,470)
Livingston County, Illinois (99)
Lost (22,255)
Plate girder (6,948)
Railroad (14,365)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed
  • June 24, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway"

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Comments 

GM&O Eagle Creek Bridge
Posted November 19, 2013, by Tom (thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com)

Looking on Google Earth, it appears that this structure has been removed.