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KCS - Superior Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225373

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from 1979 ICG track profile.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Superior Ave on Kansas City Southern RR (former Gateway Western RR) in Jacksonville
Location
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gateway Western Railroad (GWWR)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71959, -90.21951   (decimal degrees)
39°43'11" N, 90°13'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/738326/4400332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jacksonville
Inventory number
BH 51282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 14, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 13, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Kansas City Southern Railway"

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