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CN - W. 8th Street Overpass

Photo 

The CN is the farther concrete portal beyond.

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2018

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BH Photo #434008

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Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over W. 8th Street on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Also called
IC - W. 8th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.15756, -88.73642   (decimal degrees)
37°09'27" N, 88°44'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/345812/4113763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Metropolis
Inventory numbers
IL 064-9915 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2018: New photo from Steve Conro
  • January 24, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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