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Bloomer Line - Vermillion River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2012

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BH Photo #244998

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Description 

Built as the Illinois Central, they sold this section to the Bloomer Shippers Connecting Railroad Co or Bloomer Line in 1985.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over North Fork Vermillion River on Bloomer Line Railroad
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1911
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Bloomer Shippers Connecting Railroad (BLOL)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Main span: Deck plate girder
Approaches: Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 226.0 ft.
Also called
Illinois Central Vermillion River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83656, -88.28948   (decimal degrees)
40°50'12" N, 88°17'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/391283/4521414 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chatsworth North
Inventory number
BH 54977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Bloomer Line Ry", "Illinois Central Railroad"

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