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Panther Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239108

Map 

Description 

I'm guessing its fate is sealed with the large culvert pipe laying nearby. UPDATE (kab): Status is probably the same but culvert/tube was used just up the road (west)on CR800 from bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Panther Creek on E CR800 Rd, 2.7 mi. southwest of St Mary
Location
Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1895
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 11.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31361, -90.97833   (decimal degrees)
40°18'49" N, 90°58'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/671782/4464527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plymouth
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
IL 034-5416 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2015: New photo from K. Allen Ballard
  • April 17, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Panther Creek Bridge
Posted April 18, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 4-9-10.