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Morris Bridge (First)

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 Howe truss bridge over the Illinois River on Calhoun Street.
Location
Morris, Grundy County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1856
Design
Howe through truss
Also called
Calhoun Street Wooden Bridge
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)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Edited and added stuff.
  • November 17, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Morris Bridge (First)
Posted December 25, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you Tony ! Always taking care of my mistakes!

Morris Bridge (First)
Posted December 25, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Doesn't appear so... was an easy fix.

Morris Bridge (First)
Posted December 25, 2020, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Was it covered? The picture would seem to indicate otherwise.