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Private Road Overpass

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Trestle overpass

Side view of a trestle overpass over the BNSF railroad about a 1/4 mile east of IL41 grade crossing. View facing north east from the IL41.

Photo taken by Fmiser in June 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #288305

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Street View 

Description 

Located about 1/4 mile east of IL41 grade crossing of the BNSF railroad. It looks like an old alignment of IL41 used it - but it's now in a farmers yard.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over BNSF railroad
Location
Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Road alignment has abandoned it, but it appears to be privately used
Design
Timber stringer trestle overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26235, -90.43145   (decimal degrees)
40°15'44" N, 90°25'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/718421/4460041 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermont
Elevation
662 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 61676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,833)
Beam (16,407)
Fulton County, Illinois (37)
Have street view (27,972)
Illinois (4,844)
Timber stringer (4,209)
Wooden railroad overpass (94)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 12, 2014: Added by Fmiser

Sources 

  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com