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RIS - Pope Creek Bridge

Photos 

Under construction in 1910

Electric Traction Weekly

License: Released into public domain

BH Photo #396908

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Pope Creek on Rock Island Southern RR
Location
Mercer County, Illinois
Status
Burned 1929
History
Built 1910; burned 1929
Railroad
- Rock Island Southern Railway (RIS)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 1,000.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.16162, -90.63404   (decimal degrees)
41°09'42" N, 90°38'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/698501/4559397 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aledo East
Inventory number
BH 77895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2017: Added by Frank Hicks

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