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UP - Mackinaw River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #231303

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 132.0 ft.
Total length: 880.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44543, -89.65192   (decimal degrees)
40°26'44" N, 89°39'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/275097/4480575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Pekin
Inventory number
BH 41895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 22, 2016: New photo from Steve Conro
  • July 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Mackinaw River", "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • January 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added GPS & length info
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted November 19, 2009, by David A. Shaw (scpry [at] gwi [dot] net)

The railroad tracks look a little rough!

Mackinaw River Bridge
Posted November 19, 2009, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Pictures taken 10-20-09, gps=N40 26.723 W89 39.117, 2.7 miles N. of Green Valley.