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BP&J Unnamed Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

This bridge was located on the "Dwight Curve" and was removed sometime after the BP&J's abandonment in 1925.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Unnamed creek on Bloomington, Pontiac & Joliet Railway
Location
Dwight, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Gone; pier and abutments still standing.
History
Built circa 1904 for the Bloomington, Pontiac & Joliet Railway; abandoned in 1925 and removed sometime prior to WWII.
Railroad
- Bloomington, Pontiac, & Joliet Interurban Railroad (BP&J)
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04993, -88.48083   (decimal degrees)
41°02'60" N, 88°28'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/375551/4545356 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86855 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • Thomas Dyrek