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UP - Marys River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #102562

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Marys River on the Union Pacific Railroad, south of Chester and just west of IL 3
Location
Randolph County, Illinois
Status
Open to railroad traffic
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
6-panel Pratt through truss
Also called
Marys River Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.88118, -89.78397   (decimal degrees)
37°52'52" N, 89°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/255157/4196286 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chester
Inventory number
BH 15629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 2, 2006: Posted new photos

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