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UP - Macoupin Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #264755

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Macoupin Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899, Replaced Ca. 2014
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.0 ft.
Total length: 212.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19956, -89.96307   (decimal degrees)
39°11'58" N, 89°57'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/244121/4343106 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainview
Inventory number
BH 57777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • June 1, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway", "Illinois Central Railroad"Removed SP category
  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Southern Pacific Railroad", "Amtrak"

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Comments 

UP - Macoupin Creek Bridge
Posted September 4, 2017, by John Marvig

Looks to me this bridge has been replaced