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UP - Shipman Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #264760

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Shipman Road (FAS 735) on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 59.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.23944, -89.92833   (decimal degrees)
39°14'22" N, 89°55'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/247265/4347435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainview
Inventory numbers
IL 059-9907 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • December 12, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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