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KJRY - Kickapoo Creek Bridge

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KJRY Kickapoo Creek Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2015

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BH Photo #332823

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Overview
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Kickapoo Creek on Keokuk Junction Railway
Location
Bartonville, Peoria County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Keokuk Junction Railway (KJRY)
- Peoria & Western Railway (PWRY)
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Dimensions
Span length: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 21.1 ft.
Also called
TP&W - Kickapoo Creek Bridge
PTC - Kickapoo Creek Bridge
CRIP - Kickapoo Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65402, -89.64302   (decimal degrees)
40°39'14" N, 89°38'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/276547/4503710 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peoria West
Inventory number
BH 51371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder and build date via info from John
  • June 6, 2015: Updated by Luke: Removed builder
  • May 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name
  • May 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Peoria & Western Railway"
  • February 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "railroad", "Peoria & Western Railroad"

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Comments 

P&W Kickapoo Creek Bridge
Posted October 20, 2012, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

You sure about the road name. Map I have shows TP&W??

Peoria & Western Bridge
Posted February 21, 2012, by Matt Lohry

There are actually two truss bridges side by side here--the westernmost bridge is a larger subdivided Warren through truss, while the eastern one is a Pratt.