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Campbell's Island Trestle

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #319528

Map 

Description 

This bridge later had planks installed to allow for auto traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Mississippi River Back Channel on Tri-City Railway & Light Co.
Location
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built 1904; Converted to road use 1931; Closed 1936; Replaced 1938
Railroads
- Streetcar
- Tri-City Railway & Light Co. (TCR&L)
- United Light & Railways (UL&R)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
Tri-Cities - Campbell's Island Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53804, -90.42599   (decimal degrees)
41°32'17" N, 90°25'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/714717/4601686 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silvis
Inventory number
BH 66715 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 18, 2020: Updated by Luke: Noted conversion to road date and closure date
  • March 26, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Campbell's Island Trestle
Posted March 19, 2020, by David Huffman (dwh1970 [at] charter [dot] net)

I love the old photo!

Tri-Cities - Campbell's Island Trestle
Posted March 18, 2020, by Luke