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GM&O - Mackinaw River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2016

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BH Photo #352210

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Abandoned GM&O RR N of Green Valley
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44587, -89.63382   (decimal degrees)
40°26'45" N, 89°38'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/276634/4480578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Pekin
Inventory number
BH 50908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 24, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway"
  • January 12, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

Comments 

GM&O Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted October 27, 2014, by Michael Passmore (mrmgp [at] live [dot] com)

Here is a really good photo of the old Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio/Illinois Central Gulf railroad bridge found at http://www.panoramio.com/photo/101300022