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Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge

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Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge

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    Facts 

    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; ITC)
    - 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)
    Quadrangle map:
    Decatur
    Inventory number
    BH 69520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • November 7, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
    • August 3, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder + link to image
    • October 6, 2015: New Street View added by Luke