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Bluff Canal Bridge CR480 (Jennifer Creek Area)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239064

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Street View 

Description 

This bridge is west, just off Hancock Co. CR480 (blacktop), Jennifer Creek Reservoir is east & above this bridge. Easy to access this bridge and photograph. 2000 Illinois Gazzetter also calls out this location as Mallard.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Bluff Canal on Abandoned Road S of CRN370
Location
Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
Just below Jennifer Creek Reservoir.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24741, -91.41825   (decimal degrees)
40°14'51" N, 91°25'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634532/4456417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lima
Inventory number
BH 53502 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2015: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Update info
  • May 22, 2015: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Added Mallard info...new photo
  • November 28, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • September 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Bluff Canal"

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com