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CN - Flat Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2014

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BH Photo #301329

Map 

Description 

Partially hidden underneath the new steel reinforcement is on old stone arch which would have been built by the Illinois Central Rwy, (early 1900's?)

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Flat Branch on CNRR (former Illinois Central)
Location
Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
2 Span Stone arch.
Also called
IC - Flat Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59974, -88.32163   (decimal degrees)
39°35'59" N, 88°19'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/386528/4384168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humboldt
Inventory number
BH 63604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,530)
Canadian National Railway (487)
Coles County, Illinois (34)
Deck arch (10,782)
Illinois (4,470)
Illinois Central Railroad (506)
Open (38,211)
Railroad (14,365)
Stone arch (2,791)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2014: Added by Steve Conro

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