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Illinois Terminal - Highland Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

Circa 1911

Note the ballpark at Highland that can be seen in the background. It was later to be the site of the Highland Park landfill.

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BH Photo #330979

Map 

Description 

Built for Illinois Traction's Grape Creek Line

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Location
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1910
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10710, -87.60974   (decimal degrees)
40°06'26" N, 87°36'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448033/4439822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville SE
Inventory number
BH 45261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2015: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • April 21, 2013: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 7, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • January 10, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 16, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard