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Bel-Mar Country Club Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Kishwaukee River on Golf Course Cart path
Location
Boone County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Early 1900's
Design
Riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25196, -88.79162   (decimal degrees)
42°15'07" N, 88°47'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/352206/4679306 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belvidere North
Inventory number
BH 50367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,378)
Boone County, Illinois (14)
Golf Course (29)
Illinois (4,470)
Kishwaukee River (27)
Open to pedestrians (3,817)
Owned privately (1,501)
Pony truss (15,697)
Pratt pony truss (3,476)
Pratt truss (8,743)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Steel stringer (5,619)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,975)
Truss (31,236)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed to pony truss
  • November 29, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

Comments 

Bel-Mar Country Club Bridge
Posted January 1, 2018, by Jerry Lynn (lynns42 [at] msn [dot] com)

The golf course has been closed and not maintained for the last four to five years. Don't know if the bridge is still there.