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MSTL - Pope Creek Bridge

Photo 

M&StL Pope Creek Bridge

As close as I was getting

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #262967

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by ICC Valuation Summary Report, courtesy Doug Harding collection.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Modified Warren through truss bridge over Pope Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Location
Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (MSTL)
Design
100' Modified Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
MSTL Bridge #932
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10657, -90.93990   (decimal degrees)
41°06'24" N, 90°56'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/672983/4552632 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keithsburg
Inventory number
BH 54722 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from ICC records
  • August 15, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 2, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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