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Crow Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum. This bridge was maintained by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, and possibly a former railroad span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Crow Creek on TR 54
Location
Marshall County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1913; replaced 2002
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.1 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.93311, -89.40477   (decimal degrees)
40°55'59" N, 89°24'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/297542/4534115 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chillicothe
Inventory numbers
IL 062-4904 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15511 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1913 (851)
Built during 1910s (9,513)
Illinois (4,586)
Lost (23,931)
Lost 2002 (473)
Lost during 2000s (4,113)
Marshall County, Illinois (22)
Owned by township (2,590)
Pony truss (16,034)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,939)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,500)
Truss (32,318)
Wooden deck (6,043)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: noted railroad maintnance

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