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Little Embarras River Pennsylvania Railroad Trestle

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Little Embarras River on PRR RR(ABN)
Location
Coles County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 301.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65431, -87.98431   (decimal degrees)
39°39'16" N, 87°59'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/415556/4389852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brocton
Inventory number
BH 67990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,339)
Beam (14,378)
Coles County, Illinois (34)
Illinois (4,470)
Span length 250-500 feet (1,110)
Timber stringer (3,706)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com