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Indian Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2008

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BH Photo #124706

Map 

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 MCT Watershed Trail in South Roxana
Location
South Roxana, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
History
replaced a pony plate girder railroad bridge (which was relocated) using the same abuntments
Railroad
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
Design
Pratt pony truss with a slight arch in the middle.
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)

Update Log 

  • 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