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PRR - Mackinaw River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Pennsylvania
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built ?; Sold to Illinois Terminal after their bridge collapsed after a derailment 1977; Removed 1988
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Vandalia Railroad (1905-17) (VAND)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Also called
PRR - Mackinaw River Bridge
Vandalia - Mackinaw River Bridge
PC - Mackinaw River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53221, -89.37404   (decimal degrees)
40°31'56" N, 89°22'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298925/4489538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mackinaw
Inventory number
BH 80253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2018: Added by Luke