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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
History
Replaced 1995
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