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State Prison Farm Bridge

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Description 

Satellite imagery suggests this is a truss bridge with the deck removed. The Bloomfield USGS quadrangle (1966) shows a bridge here with an elevation of 365. The Vienna quadrangle (1918) shows a bridge and road prior to the establishment of the prison. Unfortunately, there's no public access here.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Bay Creek on Former CR 151
Location
Johnson County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41503, -88.75637   (decimal degrees)
37°24'54" N, 88°45'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/344572/4142362 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
365 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 82375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,335)
Illinois (4,469)
Johnson County, Illinois (38)
Mystery (88)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2018: Added by James Baughn