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Heartland Pathways - Sangamon River Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #181021

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Sangamon River on the Heartland Pathways, a rail trail converted from the former Illinois Central rail line
Location
Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1890
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02884, -88.58969   (decimal degrees)
40°01'44" N, 88°35'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/364358/4432168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monticello
Inventory number
BH 46415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 5, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • October 5, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com