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IC - Rock River Bridge (Old)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888; Replaced 1917
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago, Madison & Northern Railroad (CM&N)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25786, -89.09571   (decimal degrees)
42°15'28" N, 89°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327136/4680533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 73999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2016: Added by Luke

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