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Half Day-Indian Creek Bridge

Photo 

Indian Creek Bridge

Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #440739

Map 

Description 

Half Day was an unincorporated town in Lake County approximately 30 miles Northwest of Chicago

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Milwaukee Avenue
Location
Half Day, Lake County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Indian Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20090, -87.93308   (decimal degrees)
42°12'03" N, 87°55'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/422967/4672503 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 15
Elevation
655 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 83997 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Half Day, Illinois (1)
Illinois (4,469)
Lake County, Illinois (55)
Lost (22,239)
Owned by county (20,046)
Pratt through truss (4,999)
Pratt truss (8,733)
Through truss (14,027)
Truss (31,216)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added location (approximate), truss type and tweaked the name.
  • January 3, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Half Day-Indian Creek Bridge
Posted January 3, 2019, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The 1900 map shows one N/S bridge on what is now US 45. By 1928 there was a second bridge to the east.

Half Day-Indian Creek Bridge
Posted January 3, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony !