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Cannonball Bridge

Photos 

view looking north

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard in August 2014

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BH Photo #292593

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Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF on Cannonball Road (CH 27)
Location
Adams County, Illinois
Status
Old one was removed, new one (concrete) is under construction.
History
Built 1905
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 154.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97250, -91.32917   (decimal degrees)
39°58'21" N, 91°19'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/642682/4426041 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quincy East
Inventory numbers
IL 001-9902 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 57965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2018: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • August 28, 2014: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Old bridge has been removed-new one is being built at present.
  • September 11, 2013: Added by James Baughn - bridge is doomed

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