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IMRR - Sangamon River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2014

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BH Photo #285146

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway SE of Kilbourne
Location
Mason County, Illinois, and Menard County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway (C&IM)
- Illinois & Midland Railroad (IMRR)
- Springfield & Northwestern Railway
Design
3 Through truss main spans with 4 pony plate plate and 1 stringer approach spans all on the northern end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 740.0 ft.
Also called
Chicago & Illinois Midland - Sangamon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12379, -89.98502   (decimal degrees)
40°07'26" N, 89°59'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/245640/4445768 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakford
Inventory number
BH 50911 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 25, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: added "Pony Plate Girder" to design section
  • November 25, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway"
  • January 12, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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