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Island Park South Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #226693

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Video 

Geneva History Center Minute Island Park Geneva, IL

http://www.genevahistorycenter.org/ A brief look at the history of Geneva's Island Park. Video produced by Stage Fright Productions david@stagefrightproductions.com

Video posted by Steve Conro

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Description 

Original Herrington Island bought by the city of Geneva in 1914 as a park for $2500. This bridge was built in the mid 1930's as a WPA project along the stone retaining walls.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Fox River E Channel Island Park on Fox River Bike Trail in Geneva
Location
Geneva, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in trhe mid 1930's as WPA project
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
3 span concrete arch with stone facing
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88209, -88.30319   (decimal degrees)
41°52'56" N, 88°18'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/391873/4637506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Inventory number
BH 51606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Removed category "WPA"

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