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Hamilton Covered Bridge 13-34-01x

Photos 

Covered bridge with tollhouse

Historic photo

BH Photo #265223

Map 

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 ca. 1883; 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)

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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