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Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Decatur on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built ca. 1905; Removed ca. 1982
Builder
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT)
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Illinois Traction - Lake Decatur Bridge
ITS - Lake Decatur Bridge
ITR - Lake Decatur Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.86382, -88.87823   (decimal degrees)
39°51'50" N, 88°52'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/339351/4414331 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder + link to image
  • October 6, 2015: New Street View added by Luke