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UP - Mackinaw River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2015

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BH Photo #320269

Map 

Description 

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mackinaw River on Union Pacific Railway (former Southern Pacific))
Location
McLean County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1924
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63194, -88.79893   (decimal degrees)
40°37'55" N, 88°47'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/347864/4499455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Inventory number
BH 66838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 31, 2015: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted November 24, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Luke, would you mind adding the bridge at your convenience ?

UP - Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted November 24, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you ! I will delete the photo.

UP - Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted November 24, 2018, by Luke

Melissa, the predecessor bridge should be its own entry.