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IC - Opossum Creek Bridge

Photos 

West end 1

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #119293

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned arch bridge over Opossum Creek on ICRR, 2 mi. north of Oconee
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1902
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Concrete Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31862, -89.10225   (decimal degrees)
39°19'07" N, 89°06'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/318773/4354242 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oconee
Inventory number
BH 37023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,151)
Arch (11,302)
Built 1902 (433)
Built during 1900s (6,435)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,684)
Deck arch (10,552)
Illinois (3,910)
Illinois Central Railroad (459)
Owned by county (18,955)
Railroad (13,687)
Shelby County, Illinois (44)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from IC Track Chart
  • August 1, 2008: Added by Robert Stephenson

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