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KJRY - Copperas Creek Bridge

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KJRY Copperas Creek Bridge

Missing Plate

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2015

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BH Photo #332799

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Description 

Bridge matches the design in the Engineering Record, Building Record and Sanitary Engineer, Volume 28 (1893), and shows the portal and sway bracing have seen significant altercations in past years.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Copperas Creek on Toledo Peoria and Western Railway
Location
Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Toledo, Peoria, & Western Railroad (TPW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.55701, -89.91146   (decimal degrees)
40°33'25" N, 89°54'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/253492/4493657 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory number
BH 67962 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder via John
  • June 8, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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