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Glen Carbon Heritage Trail - Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2011

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BH Photo #215447

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Silver Creek on Glen Carbon Heritage Trail
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Originally built for Illinois Central Railroad. Converted to rail trail ca. 1991 by Village of Glen Carbon.
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
IC - Silver Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78242, -89.85347   (decimal degrees)
38°46'57" N, 89°51'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/252135/4296499 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marine
Inventory number
BH 49744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck girder (5,047)
Girder (9,139)
Illinois (4,470)
Illinois Central Railroad (506)
Madison County, Illinois (124)
Open to pedestrians (3,817)
Owned by city (4,928)
Plate girder (6,949)
Rail-to-trail (1,392)
Railroad (14,366)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2011: New photos from Kim Harvey
  • September 28, 2011: Added by Kim Harvey

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