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Hennepin Canal Bridge 9

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #222074

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Hennepin Canal on an access to the Hennepin Canal Parkway Trail/an abandoned alignment of CR 1550 in Wyanet
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio [also known as Smith Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge 9
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34407, -89.55846   (decimal degrees)
41°20'39" N, 89°33'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/285942/4580110 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory number
BH 49870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1900 (976)
Built during 1900s (7,936)
Bureau County, Illinois (122)
Hennepin Canal (31)
Illinois (5,072)
Open (41,421)
Owned by state (16,770)
Pratt through truss (6,413)
Pratt truss (10,843)
Preserved (1,246)
Smith Bridge Co. (144)
Through truss (19,026)
Toledo Bridge Co. (47)
Total length 75-100 feet (7,073)
Truss (38,306)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Improved overview field
  • September 5, 2020: Updated by Tyler: Added builder and date
  • November 29, 2019: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • May 20, 2013: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 19, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 20, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Tyler
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Hennepin Canal Bridge 9
Posted September 5, 2020, by Tyler

I found the plaque on this bridge. I would expect the other similar bridges on this canal to have the same builder