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CEI - Saline Creek Viaduct

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CEI - Saline Creek Viaduct

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BH Photo #439384

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Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Saline Creek on Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad
Location
Williamson County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899; Replaced 1993
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
Design
Howe deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 845.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62422, -88.96058   (decimal degrees)
37°37'27" N, 88°57'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/326982/4165930 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2020: New photo from Steve Conro
  • April 29, 2019: New photo from Thomas Austin
  • December 11, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added GPS & Build/loss dates + builder
  • December 11, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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CEI - Saline Creek Viaduct
Posted December 11, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke !