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IC - Kankakee River Pratt Through Truss Bridge

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Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #438917

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Kankakee River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Added 1884; Replaced 1919
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11350, -87.86705   (decimal degrees)
41°06'49" N, 87°52'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/427204/4551718 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • September 18, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 25, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added GPS and loss date
  • November 25, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

IC - Kankakee River Bridge (Old)
Posted November 25, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke !