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Back Bone Road Bridge

Photos 

May, 1980

BH Photo #189745

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over former C&EI Railroad on Back Bone Road south of Danville
Location
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1872, replaced in 1980
Railroad
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10274, -87.59644   (decimal degrees)
40°06'10" N, 87°35'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/449163/4439331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville SE
Inventory number
BH 47219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2010: New photo from Mike Roegner
  • December 3, 2010: Added by Mike Roegner

Sources 

  • Mike Roegner

Comments 

Back Bone Road Bridge
Posted December 4, 2010, by Robert Stephenson (seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I think there was another bridge, just west of this one over the Big Vermilion river.