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C&EI - West Okaw River Viaduct

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over West Okaw River on Chicago & Eastern Illinois
Location
Moultrie County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892
Railroad
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55570, -88.70592   (decimal degrees)
39°33'21" N, 88°42'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/353440/4379835 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83445 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,382)
Built 1892 (223)
Built during 1890s (2,937)
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (44)
Deck girder (5,649)
Deck truss (1,692)
Girder (10,004)
Illinois (4,596)
Lost (24,055)
Lost 1918 (31)
Lost during 1910s (471)
Moultrie County, Illinois (14)
Owned by railroad (12,171)
Pin-connected (3,853)
Plate girder (7,743)
Pratt deck truss (348)
Pratt truss (9,164)
Railroad (15,222)
Replaced by new bridge (16,057)
Truss (32,407)
Wrought Iron (388)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2020: New photos from Todd Harris
  • November 12, 2018: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Todd Harris - atoddharris [at] outlook [dot] com