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Old Stone Arch Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Tributary of Mill Creek on Abandoned National Road (US 40)
Location
Clark County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1832
Builder
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Washington, D.C.
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 28, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.37026, -87.75813   (decimal degrees)
39°22'13" N, 87°45'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/434695/4358140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clark Center
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78001117 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 72847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,626)
Abandoned (3,682)
Arch (12,157)
Built 1832 (47)
Built during 1830s (199)
Clark County, Illinois (22)
Deck arch (11,394)
Illinois (4,686)
NR-listed (2,961)
Stone arch (3,072)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (38)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old Stone Arch Bridge
Posted April 13, 2021, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm going "hunting" with a long to do list in this area, last week of April. Going to try to find this one.

Old Stone Arch Bridge
Posted March 21, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

John,

I matched the National Register number you gave to this bridge. It's really neat that you obtained it and are wanting to "showcase" it as the unique structure it is!