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Old Irish Hollow Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2012

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BH Photo #230886

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Description 

In the trees on North side of road near Inn at Irish Hollow B&B

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Irish Hollow Creek on Former Alignment of Irish Hollow Rd
Location
Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca 1922; Bypassed 1983
Design
Five panel rivet-connected full-slope Pratt Pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32701, -90.31756   (decimal degrees)
42°19'37" N, 90°19'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/721019/4689569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hanover
Inventory number
BH 52263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (487)
Built 1922 (699)
Built during 1920s (9,959)
Closed (2,667)
Illinois (4,688)
Jo Daviess County, Illinois (91)
Pony truss (16,250)
Pratt pony truss (3,655)
Pratt truss (9,353)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,216)
Truss (32,992)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added design details.
  • April 27, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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