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IMRR - Old Route 66 Overpass

Photos 

Now a Lake Springfield back water pool

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2010

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BH Photo #280701

Map 

Description 

Former alignment of Rte 66 before Lake Springfield was created.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Abandoned Route 66 alignment on Illinois & Midland Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway (C&IM)
- Illinois & Midland Railroad (IMRR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69627, -89.62993   (decimal degrees)
39°41'47" N, 89°37'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274504/4397354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chatham
Inventory number
BH 60462 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Illinois & Midland Railroad", "US 66", "Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway"

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