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Fox River Bridge

Photos 

Fox River Bridge

Chicago Tribune: May 20 1940

BH Photo #443274

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on Dayton Road
Location
Dayton, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.38416, -88.78972   (decimal degrees)
41°23'03" N, 88°47'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/350356/4582949 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84380 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (319)
Dayton, Illinois (1)
Illinois (4,468)
LaSalle County, Illinois (87)
Lost (22,231)
Lost 1940 (57)
Lost during 1940s (332)
Owned by county (20,045)
Through truss (14,023)
Truss (31,211)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2019: Updated by GS: added newspaper article from local paper
  • February 3, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com