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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1248A

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1248A

View looking NE

Photo contributed by Chet French

BH Photo #311436

Map 

Description 

This bridge extended the sidewalk on the south side of E. John Street, over the drainage ditch

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer foot bridge over Unknown drainage ditch
Location
Forrest, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Demolished
History
Original 30' timber foot bridge at this location built 1879; removed at an unknown date
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
31' long (4' wide) Timber stringer foot bridge with white frame railings
Dimensions
Span length: 31.0 ft.
Total length: 31.0 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1248A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75047, -88.40604   (decimal degrees)
40°45'02" N, 88°24'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381303/4512008 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forrest North
Inventory number
BH 64831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • December 18, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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