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I & M Canal "Old" Five Mile Bridge

Photos 

Remains

All that remains of this bridge is the abutments and the footings.

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #217726

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over I & M Canal on former alignment of Old Stage Rd
Location
Grundy County, Illinois
Status
All that remains are the abutments and footings
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33917, -88.51896   (decimal degrees)
41°20'21" N, 88°31'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/372908/4577521 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seneca
Inventory numbers
IL 032-4095 (Illinois bridge number)
HAER GR-1992-2
BH 49844 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: changed name so listing would follow new bridge
  • December 10, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • October 16, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com