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Abandoned UP - Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #363948

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over Sugar Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1913
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1921
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51852, -89.79578   (decimal degrees)
39°31'07" N, 89°47'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/259666/4378053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Virden North
Inventory number
BH 73595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

CNW - Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted April 29, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

here is a plan view layout showing

Br No 1923 over "Public Road" now bridge over Cemetery Rd

Br No 1922 over C.B. & Q. RR

Br No 1921 over Sugar Creek

Br No 1920 over "Public Road" no road but bridge still exists

CNW - Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted April 29, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

Br No 1921: 3 - 30' Concrete Arches

This bridge is actually located at 39.518524, -89.795785 just to the north of the CNW bridge over BNSF (former Chicago Burlington & Quincy)