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CNW - Clinton Bridge (East Channel)

Photo 

Old bridge (The one this listing is for) on the left, Curent bridge on the right.

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #249325

Map 

Facts 

Overview
McCallum through truss bridge over Cat Tail Slough on Railroad
Location
East Clinton, Whiteside County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1865; Reconstructed 1868 & 1874; replaced by a new bridge in 1908
Builders
- American Bridge Works of Chicago, Illinois
- Detroit Bridge Co. of Detroit, Michigan
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
- Rust & Coolidge of Chicago, Illinois (Fabricators of the 200ft Whipple span)
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
McCallum through truss
1868 spans:
Post through truss
Pratt through truss
1874:
Whipple Through Truss
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 2,790.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83632, -90.17647   (decimal degrees)
41°50'11" N, 90°10'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734447/4635457 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory number
BH 55027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • December 28, 2012: Added by Luke Harden