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CCC&StL - English Ditch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2021

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BH Photo #497035

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over English Ditch on CCC&StL (Big 4) Rwy
Location
Lawrence County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Cairo & Vincennes Railroad (CAVI)
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big Four)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Big Four Rwy - English Ditch Bridge
NYC
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.62863, -87.64956   (decimal degrees)
38°37'43" N, 87°38'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443460/4275766 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2021: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 3, 2021: Updated by Luke: Changed railroad; Big Four stopped existing in 1930 when it was merged into the NYC
  • April 3, 2021: Added by Steve Conro

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