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RI - Sylvan Slough Bridge

Photos 

Rock Island Lumber Co. Sawmill Fire 1908

Courtesy of Retro Quad Cities

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BH Photo #485275

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Sylvan Slough on Railroad
Location
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1893; relocated to Rock River in 1924
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51165, -90.56183   (decimal degrees)
41°30'42" N, 90°33'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/703467/4598428 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory number
BH 52440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • November 7, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Relocated", "Railroad"
  • May 12, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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