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NYC - Kaskaskia River Bridge

Photo 

Postcard

Circa 1912

View this photo at antiquesnavigator.com

BH Photo #273210

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Kaskaskia River on former New York Central Railroad in Shelbyville
Location
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big 4)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Big Four Kaskaskia River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40084, -88.78829   (decimal degrees)
39°24'03" N, 88°47'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/346021/4362785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelbyville
Inventory number
BH 59150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2014: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • January 6, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected railroad

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