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UP - Old IL4 Overpass

Photos 

Bridge along a great old stretch of original narrow paving of Route 66 (1926-1930)

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #264762

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Highway 4 (former US66) on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Open
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 110.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40648, -89.79284   (decimal degrees)
39°24'23" N, 89°47'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/259534/4365607 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Virden South
Inventory numbers
IL 059-9908 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 57716 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2013: New photos from Steve Conro
  • August 21, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "US 66"
  • August 21, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"

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