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North Avenue Bridge (Old)

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North Avenue Bridge (Old)

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BH Photo #502301

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Fox River on North Avenue
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1884; Replaced 1926
Builder
- Milwaukee Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
(2)9-Panel, pinned Whipple through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75254, -88.32242   (decimal degrees)
41°45'09" N, 88°19'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390056/4623146 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "9-panel truss"
  • December 21, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • August 3, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type
  • August 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke