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CR - Flat Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2021

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BH Photo #496993

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Flat Branch on CCC&StL (Big 4) Rwy
Location
Lawrence County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big Four)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Also called
NYC - Flat Branch Bridge
Big Four - Flat Branch Bridge
PC - Flat Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80338, -87.66898   (decimal degrees)
38°48'12" N, 87°40'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/441911/4295169 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92573 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2021: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 3, 2021: Added by Steve Conro

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Comments 

CCC&StL - Flat Branch Bridge
Posted May 2, 2021, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I couldn't help but think how cool that I was able to drive my truck across a bridge, that over 100 years ago an early steam train ran.