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Old Galena Trail Stone Arch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2015

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BH Photo #318383

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Stream on Old Galena Trail and Coach Rd
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned and falling apart.
History
Built 1830, a historical marker nearby mentions Abraham Lincoln's military encampment nearby.
Design
2 span Stone Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06472, -89.70020   (decimal degrees)
42°03'53" N, 89°42'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/276594/4660489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookville
Inventory number
BH 49861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,574)
Abandoned (3,653)
Arch (12,104)
Built 1830 (14)
Built during 1830s (198)
Carroll County, Illinois (63)
Deck arch (11,343)
Galena Trail and Coach Rd (3)
Illinois (4,649)
Owned privately (1,725)
Stone arch (3,052)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 18, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added historical info.

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