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Abandoned C&A - Little Blue Creek Culvert

Photos 

Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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BH Photo #412017

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Little Blue Creek on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railroad
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned sometime around the 1890's when tracks where reallinged
Railroad
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43635, -90.69447   (decimal degrees)
39°26'11" N, 90°41'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/698417/4367737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pearl West
Inventory number
BH 79552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,880)
Abandoned (3,335)
Arch (11,528)
Built 1866 (37)
Built during 1860s (453)
Chicago & Alton Railroad (66)
Deck arch (10,780)
Illinois (4,468)
Owned privately (1,499)
Pike County, Illinois (99)
Railroad (14,358)
Stone arch (2,791)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2017: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Corrected a spelling error
  • November 27, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added stream name
  • November 27, 2017: Added by Jeremy Ruble

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Comments 

Abandoned C&A Railroad Culvert
Posted November 27, 2017, by Jeremy Ruble (saukee0 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

My parents had permission to go on the property and this was a surprise for them. This is on private property so please ask for permission to go to it.

Abandoned C&A Railroad Culvert
Posted November 27, 2017, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Jeremy,

How did you access this beautiful bridge? I know in that stretch from Pearl to Louisiana that there are more like it as well.