Illinois Central Stone Arch Railroad Bridges

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Also known as: City Street Arches
W. First, W. Second, & W. Third Sts. between Monroe & College Aves., Dixon, Illinois

Stone arch bridges over 1st, 2nd & 3rd Streets on the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad in Dixon

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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Description 

A 4rh arch is located north of these along the river where the ICRR passed over an old rail line. Its taller and narrower.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1987
Reference number
87002048
Area of significance
Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1852; 1855
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 3

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro

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