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Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Charles Able, provided by H George Friedman

BH Photo #271898

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Illinois Traction System west of Danville
Location
Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroads
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11735, -87.72650   (decimal degrees)
40°07'02" N, 87°43'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438092/4441035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville SW
Inventory number
BH 58970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2015: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • June 30, 2015: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • December 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jacob P. Bernard

Comments 

Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

IT Possum Trot Eastbound in 1951

Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

IT Possum Trot with US 150 trusses on the right, Looking East toward Hillery/Danville

Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted December 21, 2015, by Chas John (chasjohn2001 at yahoo dot com)

This is a 1940 aerial image of the bridges on Route 150 & the Middle Fork river, West of Danville, IL.