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Illinois Terminal - Cahokia Creek Viaduct

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #416894

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash Railroad and Cahokia Creek on former Illinois Terminal Railroad near Edwardsville, IL
Location
Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Lost
History
built ca. 1900 by Illinois Terminal Railroad, removed after line discontinued
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Alton, Granite, & St. Louis Traction Co. (AG&StL)
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Interurban
- St. Louis & Alton Railway (StL&A)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Lattice through truss
Also called
Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81994, -89.98392   (decimal degrees)
38°49'12" N, 89°59'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/240938/4301026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edwardsville
Inventory number
BH 38167 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • November 20, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey