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Indian Ford Bridge

Photos 

View Facing Southwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #156314

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Spoon River on County Highway 20
Location
Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1917; replaced 1984. One of the nine bridges submitted to NRHP in "Metal Highway Bridges of Fulton County Thematic Resources", 1980-10-29
Builder
- Illinois Steel Bridge Co. of Jacksonville, Illinois
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69732, -90.29008   (decimal degrees)
40°41'50" N, 90°17'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/728960/4508690 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
London Mills
Inventory number
BH 44256 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2012: Updated by Fmiser: added to history
  • February 26, 2010: Added by Robert Stephenson

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