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IAIS - Old Senachwine Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #224250

Map 

Description 

Abandoned creek bed. This looks like it was the original path of Senachwine Creek. This bridge looks much older than the current Senachwine Creek bridge about 1000' to the north. Looks like it may still carry intermittent run off.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over abandoned Senachwine Creek on Iowa Interstate RR (former Rock Island RR)
Location
Putnam County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Looks like original Senachwine creek bed. Very early 1900's
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Old Senachwine Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19878, -89.40087   (decimal degrees)
41°11'56" N, 89°24'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298682/4563603 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Putnam
Inventory number
BH 51154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 1, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"

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