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Elsah stone bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in January 2012

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BH Photo #223028

Map 

Description 

Steel stringer bridge with limestone abutments. The house in photo 1 was built ca. 1894 with same type of limestone used on the bridge abutments. This bridge may been built in that same time frame but cannot confirm it. (see elsah.org for a detailed map of town)

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over creek on private drive
Location
Elsah, Jersey County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
Design
Steel stringer
Wooden Deck
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95195, -90.36212   (decimal degrees)
38°57'07" N, 90°21'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/728590/4314753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elsah
Inventory number
BH 50868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,934)
Elsah, Illinois (3)
Illinois (3,845)
Jersey County, Illinois (20)
Open to pedestrians (3,537)
Owned privately (1,286)
Steel stringer (4,678)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • November 19, 2016: New photo from David Huffman
  • January 8, 2012: Added by Kim Harvey