Rating:
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Hamilton Covered Bridge 13-34-01x

Photos 

Covered bridge with tollhouse

Historic photo

BH Photo #265223

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe covered bridge over Railroad Creek on Main Street at Hamilton
Location
Hamilton, Hancock County, Illinois
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1881 as a temporary span on the Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge; Relocated here 1883; Abandoned 1954; Destroyed by fire 1969
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 168.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Also called
13-34-01x
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39201, -91.35756   (decimal degrees)
40°23'31" N, 91°21'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/639396/4472562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton
Inventory numbers
WGCB 13-34-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 57812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,073)
Built 1883 (181)
Built during 1880s (2,294)
Covered (2,773)
Destroyed by fire (300)
Hamilton, Illinois (6)
Hancock County, Illinois (53)
Howe through truss (583)
Howe truss (726)
Illinois (4,954)
Lost (30,014)
Lost 1969 (101)
Lost during 1960s (1,041)
Relocated (1,056)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,497)
Through truss (17,875)
Truss (36,780)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 14, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added truss type
  • August 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected stream name/.
  • August 31, 2013: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • August 31, 2013: Added by James Baughn

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