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Coal Creek IL 97 Bridge

Photos 

Distant View To Northwest

HAER photos taken Sept. 1993 by Roger McCredie

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #129531

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Coal Creek on IL 97
Location
Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1936; replaced 1995
Builders
- Joyce Brothers Construction Co. of Springfield, Illinois (Substructure)
- Michelmann Steel Construction Co. of Quincy, Illinois (Superstructure)
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Warren pony truss with verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67301, -90.16385   (decimal degrees)
40°40'23" N, 90°09'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739714/4506327 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairview
Inventory number
BH 15245 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • March 27, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • HAER IL-125 - Coal Creek Bridge, Spanning Coal Creek at State Route 97, Fairview vicinity, Fulton County, IL