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IC - Leaf River Tributary Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2014

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BH Photo #306219

Map 

Description 

Bridge was abandoned in 1912 when the Illinois Central built up a fill and relocated to a trestle. Arch has mostly collapsed.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Unnamed Trib to Leaf River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Location
Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1851, Abandoned 1912
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 9.0 ft.
Total length: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15768, -89.59019   (decimal degrees)
42°09'28" N, 89°35'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/286009/4670530 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 25, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • October 26, 2014: Added by Steve Conro

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