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Wren Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on CR 1490E
Location
Fayette County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment
History
Built 1898
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12961, -88.97393   (decimal degrees)
39°07'47" N, 88°58'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/329379/4333015 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Herrick
Inventory number
BH 62668 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,601)
Built 1898 (281)
Built during 1890s (2,655)
Fayette County, Illinois (42)
Illinois (4,410)
Lafayette Bridge Co. (61)
Lost (20,702)
Lost 1979 (47)
Lost during 1970s (497)
Replaced by new bridge (13,568)
Through truss (13,565)
Truss (30,509)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2014: Added by Luke based on info posted by Andy Jankowski

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