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Vandalia - Mackinaw River Bridge (Old)

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Description 

In 1928 the topo shows Illinois Electric, 1970 Morton quad shows Illinois Terminal, the 1970 Mackinaw shows the grade abandoned.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Vandalia Railroad
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1872; Replaced 1907
Railroads
- Terre Haute & Peoria Railroad (TH&P)
- Vandalia Railroad (1905-17) (VAND)
Design
Howe through truss
Also called
Illinois Midland - Mackinaw River Bridge
TH&P - Mackinaw River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53976, -89.37383   (decimal degrees)
40°32'23" N, 89°22'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298966/4490376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mackinaw
Land survey
T. 24 N., R. 2 W., Sec. 18
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 80257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2018: Added by Luke

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