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Crooked Creek Bridge

Photo 

Crooked Creek Bridge

The Decatur Harold, May 9 1960

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BH Photo #440282

Map 

Description 

Collapsed under the weight of a delivery truck from a Peoria fish hatchery carrying 4.5 tons of catfish to stock a nearby pond.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek
Location
Louisville, Clay County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79000, -88.53500   (decimal degrees)
38°47'24" N, 88°32'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/366686/4294591 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Clay County, Illinois (22)
Collapsed (393)
Illinois (4,686)
Lost (24,961)
Lost 1960 (78)
Lost during 1960s (752)
Louisville, Illinois (2)
Owned by county (20,846)
Pony truss (16,240)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,318)
Truss (32,953)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com