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First Spring Street Bridge

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Description 

Built in 1859 for a cost of $14,180

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Galena River
Location
Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
By 1878 was only used for foot traffic
Builder
- Thomas F Gaylord
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.41055, -90.43083   (decimal degrees)
42°24'38" N, 90°25'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/711405/4698558 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83693 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,526)
Built 1859 (19)
Built during 1850s (358)
Galena, Illinois (10)
Illinois (4,231)
Jo Daviess County, Illinois (88)
Lost (20,273)
Owned by city (4,757)
Thomas F Gaylord (1)
Through truss (13,359)
Truss (30,185)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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