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Eames Covered Bridge 13-36-01 #2

Photos 

Side view

Photo submitted by Ken Martin

BH Photo #102190

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Henderson Creek next to IL 164 south of Oquawka
Location
Henderson County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1866; rehabilitated in 1929 and 1984
Builder
- Jacob Allaman
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Henderson Covered Bridge
Oquawka-Gladstone Bridge
Oquawka Wagon Bridge
Henderson Creek Bridge
Allaman
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89410, -90.94916   (decimal degrees)
40°53'39" N, 90°56'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/672759/4529026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oquawka
Inventory numbers
WGCB 13-36-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 15295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 22, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • April 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and added builder
  • April 12, 2005: Posted photos by Ken Martin

Sources 

Comments 

Eames Covered Bridge
Posted July 9, 2007, by Marilynn (jeffandmarilynn [at] aol [dot] com)

Eames Bridge near Gladstone (written on back of photos). Photos from 1952