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IC - Bridge #149.7

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IC Bridge #149.7

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in April 2017

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BH Photo #386890

Map 

Description 

Similar stonework as the Townhall Road Bridge indicates a Ca. 1889 build date.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Indian Creek on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Location
Hopesdale, Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built Ca. 1889
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 8.0 ft.
Total length: 8.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41431, -89.41999   (decimal degrees)
40°24'52" N, 89°25'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/294674/4476554 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76524 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 11, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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