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Frank F. Beck Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking Northeast

The data place indicates that this bridge was built in 1937. It was probably moved here.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2011

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BH Photo #215648

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge crosses a narrow spot in a man made landscape lake at the entrance of the Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a landscape feature on Private Driveway
Location
Poplar Grove, Boone County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32636, -88.84134   (decimal degrees)
42°19'35" N, 88°50'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/348283/4687654 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belvidere North
Inventory number
BH 49753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Boone County, Illinois (14)
Built 1937 (763)
Built during 1930s (11,239)
Have street view (25,399)
Illinois (4,468)
Open (38,201)
Owned privately (1,499)
Pony truss (15,690)
Poplar Grove, Illinois (1)
Pratt pony truss (3,473)
Pratt truss (8,727)
Truss (31,210)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated design
  • October 3, 2011: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com