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Conrail - Stony Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #180838

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on former Conrail Railroad east of Muncie
Location
Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
Future prospects
Bridge is planned to become part of the 24.5 mile Urbana to Danville Kickapoo bike trail and be converted to a pedestrian bridge.
History
Built 1922 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad, abandoned ca. 1990's
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big 4)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Peoria & Eastern Railroad (P&E)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11373, -87.83287   (decimal degrees)
40°06'49" N, 87°49'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/429024/4440712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakwood
Inventory number
BH 46410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 4, 2010: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com