Thursday, December 1, 2016

Aban/PC/NYC/Big4 Bridge over Embarras River near Charleston, IL

(Bridge HunterSatellite)
Matt Davis posted
Westbound New York Central Railroad Southwestern Limited passenger train speeds across Embarras River near Charleston, Illinois, in June 1959. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb
Only thing left is the bridge piers, just north of Route 16

You can see by the transition from stone to concrete in some of the piers that this steel girder bridge probably replaced a deck truss bridge.

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