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CN - Kaskaskia River Bridge (New Athens)

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2008

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BH Photo #124692

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span Warren through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Canadian National Railway (former Illinois Central Railroad) in New Athens
Location
New Athens, St. Clair County, Illinois
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Two-span, double track Warren through truss still in use by CNIC
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Modern Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.33198, -89.87876   (decimal degrees)
38°19'55" N, 89°52'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/248371/4246572 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Athens West
Inventory number
BH 37335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • February 27, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: gps
  • August 25, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: year built
  • April 11, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: added a category
  • March 23, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: approx GPS coordinates from terraserver
  • November 16, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey
  • September 16, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • August 28, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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