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IC - Kankakee River Bollman Deck Truss

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Courtesy of the Kankakee Daily Journal

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BH Photo #509984

Facts 

Overview
Lost Other deck truss bridge over Kankakee River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1853; Replaced 1863
Builder
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Bollman deck 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 94740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2021: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke