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Illinois Terminal - Indian Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2008

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BH Photo #124706

Street View 

Description 

The original bridge was a pony plate girder bridge. That bridge was relocated to an unknown location by one of the railroad companies in 2002 and a newer, modern pratt pony truss was installed on the existing abutments.

Facts 

Overview
Modern pratt pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on Illinois Termina Railway in South Roxana
Location
South Roxana, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ? ; Replaced and relocated 2002
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Interurban
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83260, -90.03178   (decimal degrees)
38°49'57" N, 90°01'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/757652/4302386 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wood River
Inventory number
BH 37294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Girder (11,551)
Have street view (30,146)
Illinois (5,039)
Illinois Terminal Railroad (48)
Interurban (1,054)
Lost (31,131)
Lost 2002 (495)
Lost during 2000s (4,467)
Madison County, Illinois (125)
Plate girder (9,068)
Railroad (16,925)
Relocated (1,075)
Replaced by new bridge (21,196)
South Roxana, Illinois (2)
Through girder (4,355)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2021: Updated by Luke: Converted MOB entry to be for the bridge it replaced.
  • April 17, 2010: New Street View added by Kim Harvey
  • February 19, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: GPS, desciption
  • September 19, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • September 16, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: added pictures, its actually an pony truss
  • August 24, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey