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First Morris Bridge

Photo 

1856 Wooden Bridge

City of Morris

View this photo at morrisil.org

BH Photo #438639

Map 

Description 

Was built as a toll bridge. Was replaced by an iron bridge in the same location in 1900.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge
Location
Morris, Grundy County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1856
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35333, -88.42694   (decimal degrees)
41°21'12" N, 88°25'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/380633/4578963 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83527 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,783)
Built 1856 (30)
Built during 1850s (370)
Grundy County, Illinois (38)
Illinois (4,437)
Illinois River (59)
Lost (21,187)
Lost 1900 (20)
Lost during 1900s (275)
Morris, Illinois (6)
Through truss (13,796)
Truss (30,869)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com