Shipwreck (barge) in the Illinois River

Discussion in 'ILLINOIS RIVERS TALK' started by stickusmc, Jun 26, 2007.

  1. stickusmc

    stickusmc New Member

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    State:
    Glasford, Illinois
    i heard there is a sunken barge on the illinois river some where around kingston mines or mapleton caterpillar if anyone knows if this is true let me know please.
     
  2. bodi

    bodi New Member

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    State:
    missouri
    i don't know bt let me now if that is true thanks
     

  3. stickusmc

    stickusmc New Member

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    State:
    Glasford, Illinois
    the only thing i have found is a map showing that there is supposed to be a wreck bouy behind cf industries barge terminal

    not sure what that means tho
     
  4. Rivercat2

    Rivercat2 New Member

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    State:
    Morton,Illinois
    Yes There is a wreck there it is about a 1/2 mile up river from Kingston Mines.
     
  5. coalminer78

    coalminer78 New Member

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    State:
    Lincoln, IL
    One south of Liverpool also. My grandfather shocked a 100 #er out of it back in the 70's. Seen the pic and it was huge.