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NS - Grimm Road Overpass

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2012

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BH Photo #231514

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Not sure of the date but the artisan quality stone work suggests early 1900's. This rail line appears on a 1912 township map as the Lake Erie & Western Railway.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over CR 1550 E (Grimm Rd) on Norfolk Southern RR
Location
Woodford County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1888
Railroads
- Lake Erie & Western Railroad (LE&W)
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Also called
NKP - Grimm Road Overpass
LE&W - Grimm Road Overpass
N&W - Grimm Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62632, -89.24182   (decimal degrees)
40°37'35" N, 89°14'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/310390/4499691 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Secor
Inventory number
BH 52357 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 12, 2016: New Street View added by Elliott Johnson
  • July 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 8, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Lake Erie and Western Railroad"
  • May 4, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 4, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com