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Arches Trail - Cress Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by David Huffman in March 2018

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BH Photo #419074

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Cress Creek on Arches Rail Trail (formerly Big Four RR)
Location
Montgomery County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca 1855; originally Terre Haute & Alton RR, later Big Four RR, later New York Central RR
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Also called
NYC - Cress Creek Bridge
Big Four - Cress Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.18823, -89.50941   (decimal degrees)
39°11'18" N, 89°30'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/283268/4340664 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Butler
Inventory number
BH 76211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2018: New photos from David Huffman
  • March 22, 2017: Added by Frank Hicks