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C&NW/B&O Overpass

Description 

Filled in during construction of Sangamon Valley Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned Baltimore & Ohio Railroad on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Filled in
History
Built 1912; Filled in 2010
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 182.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1860
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82310, -89.70974   (decimal degrees)
39°49'23" N, 89°42'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/268085/4411636 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92855 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2021: Added by John Marvig

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