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Indian Creek Bridge

Photos 

Elevation.

Photo taken by IDOT in November 2008

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BH Photo #185077

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on FAS 755 south of Hamburg, 2.7 mi. south of Hamburg
Location
Calhoun County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1930; bypassed 2001
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22039, -90.70784   (decimal degrees)
39°13'13" N, 90°42'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/697875/4343737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamburg
Inventory numbers
IL 007-3003 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2020: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • May 13, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge has been bypassed if replaced but not lost. it cant be lost if its still there.
  • January 10, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • January 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status.
  • January 13, 2013: New photos from Diane Martin
  • November 8, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • April 17, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: corrected GPS, added IDOT link

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • Nathan Holth
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jeremy Ruble - jaruble1982 [at] gmail [dot] com