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IC - Big Grand Pierre Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

A few timber piles are still visible on aerial imagery.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Grand Pierre Creek on Illlinois Central Railroad
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41968, -88.43262   (decimal degrees)
37°25'11" N, 88°25'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/373231/4142393 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84402 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Illinois (4,410)
Illinois Central Railroad (503)
Lost (20,714)
Pope County, Illinois (24)
Pratt through truss (4,797)
Pratt truss (8,361)
Railroad (14,137)
Through truss (13,572)
Truss (30,519)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added type from historic aerial imagery.
  • February 6, 2019: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Luke