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PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Melissa Brand-Welch in October 2018

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BH Photo #437490

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over branch of Lick Creek
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02138, -88.26777   (decimal degrees)
38°01'17" N, 88°16'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388723/4208945 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,590)
Have street view (26,537)
Illinois (4,600)
Penn Central Railroad (1,262)
Railroad (15,290)
White County, Illinois (68)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2018: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 29, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Sounds like you are all set, happy bridge hunting!

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I have been wearing two pair of socks with my hiking boots and tights under my jeans. I have a bag with supplies that Definitely includes bug spray. I am paranoid about ticks and spiders.

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I need a Compass. I do not know my directions.

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Now I get it,looking kind of Southwest

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I took the photo when I walked down into the ditch area.

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Picture 3 has debris etc but the arch is from the highway bridge.

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Looks like a different Arch?

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Debris in the creek/ditch area. It was Thick.

PC - IL 1 Railroad Bridge
Posted October 30, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

What is shown in picture 3?