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Coal Creek Bridge

Photo 

Beautiful Bureau by GW Skilling & EW Masters . Public Domain Published 1894

BH Photo #438502

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Coal Creek on 1400 E Ave in Sheffield
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35075, -89.74534   (decimal degrees)
41°21'03" N, 89°44'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/270329/4581331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buda
Inventory numbers
IL 006-4060 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,882)
Built 1899 (361)
Built during 1890s (2,743)
Bureau County, Illinois (114)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,250)
Owned by township (2,498)
Pony truss (15,694)
Replaced by new bridge (14,840)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,948)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,706)
Truss (31,223)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • November 16, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com