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Ramsey Creek Bridge

Photos 

north approach

weeds cover the approach

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in July 2008

BH Photo #117398

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Ramsey Creek on US 51, 6 miles north of Vandalia
Location
Fayette County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned, but intact and in good condition
History
Built 1924, Abandoned in 1954 after new bridge was built to the east
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.10212, -89.08868   (decimal degrees)
39°06'08" N, 89°05'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/319389/4330186 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vera
Inventory number
BH 36753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Abandoned (3,054)
Built 1924 (633)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Fayette County, Illinois (35)
Have street view (22,575)
Illinois (3,865)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Riveted (1,910)
Through truss (12,949)
Truss (29,550)
US 51 (42)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 10, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: street view
  • March 8, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: GPS and history
  • February 11, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • September 10, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: corrected GPS coordinates
  • July 12, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • June 26, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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