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BP&J Wolf Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

This bridge was located at a stop along the BP&J known as Interurban Park. The BP&J ceased operations in 1925 and the bridge has been abandoned ever since.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Wolf Creek on Bloomington, Pontiac & Joliet Railway
Location
Odell, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built circa 1904 for the Bloomington, Pontiac & Joliet Railway; abandoned in 1925.
Railroad
- Bloomington, Pontiac, & Joliet Interurban Railroad (BP&J)
Dimensions
Span length: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 15.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Interurban Park Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96642, -88.55859   (decimal degrees)
40°57'59" N, 88°33'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/368851/4536199 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86854 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2019: Updated by Thomas Dyrek: Added category "Bloomington, Pontiac, & Joliet Interurban Railroad"

Sources 

  • Thomas Dyrek