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Wyanet Bowstring Bridge

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Wyanet Bowstring Bridge

Modern Bridges for Illinois Highways. State of Illinois Highway Commission. August 1912.

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BH Photo #439495

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring truss bridge
Location
Princeton Township, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (based on ends)
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35359, -89.58673   (decimal degrees)
41°21'13" N, 89°35'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/283609/4581238 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2019: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 29, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added likely location
  • December 29, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 17, 2018: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 17, 2018: Updated by Art Suckewer: changed to through based on overhead strut, builder appears to be King based on design
  • December 16, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wyanet Bowstring Bridge
Posted December 29, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!

Wyanet Bowstring Bridge
Posted December 17, 2018, by Julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like an earlier 1870s King to me. No lacing in the outriggers. COOL

Wyanet Bowstring Bridge
Posted December 17, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Yes Art, I will post the photos. I was unsure whether or not to. Thanks !

Wyanet Bowstring Bridge
Posted December 17, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

My pleasure Melissa. BTW, would you post the pictures in this entry as well?

Regards,

Art S.

Wyanet Bowstring Bridge
Posted December 17, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Art !