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UP - Clinton Bridge (East Channel)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2012

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BH Photo #237507

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cat Tail Slough on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
East Clinton, Whiteside County, Illinois
Status
Open
Future prospects
To be replaced with Mississippi River Bridge
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Cattail Slough Bridge
CNW - Clinton Bridge (East Channel)
UP - Cattail Slough Bridge
UP - Sunfish Slough Bridge
CNW - Sunfish Slough Bridge
C&NW Bridge #1/4
C&NW Bridge 0.25
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83646, -90.17127   (decimal degrees)
41°50'11" N, 90°10'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734878/4635487 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory number
BH 53130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • August 13, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad"
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago & Northwestern Railway", "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"

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