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Illinois Terminal - Georgetown Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

Circa 1908

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View this photo at cs.illinois.edu

BH Photo #261588

Map 

Description 

All that remains are the concrete footers in the river.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber bridge over Little Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction south of Georgetown
Location
Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Lost
History
Built ca. 1901
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96031, -87.63896   (decimal degrees)
39°57'37" N, 87°38'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445427/4423547 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Inventory number
BH 51389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2013: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • August 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Illinois Traction System"
  • August 2, 2013: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 22, 2012: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard