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Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Charles Able, provided by H George Friedman

BH Photo #271898

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Illinois Traction System west of Danville
Location
Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroads
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11735, -87.72650   (decimal degrees)
40°07'02" N, 87°43'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438092/4441035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville SW
Inventory number
BH 58970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (17,126)
Have street view (29,925)
Illinois (4,954)
Illinois Traction System (37)
Interurban (1,024)
Lost (30,084)
Middle Fork Vermilion River (11)
Railroad (16,686)
Timber stringer (4,396)
Vermilion County, Illinois (149)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2021: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • September 26, 2015: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • June 30, 2015: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • December 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Jeff Wieland

Comments 

Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

IT Possum Trot Eastbound in 1951

Illinois Terminal - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

IT Possum Trot with US 150 trusses on the right, Looking East toward Hillery/Danville

Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge
Posted December 21, 2015, by Chas John (chasjohn2001 at yahoo dot com)

This is a 1940 aerial image of the bridges on Route 150 & the Middle Fork river, West of Danville, IL.