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Marseilles Iron Bridge

Photos 

1885 Iron Bridge & 1932 bridge under construction

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BH Photo #332631

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River
Location
Marseilles, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1885; Replaced 1933
Builder
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Marseilles Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32313, -88.71058   (decimal degrees)
41°19'23" N, 88°42'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/356839/4576040 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • July 17, 2015: New photos from Gene Smania

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Sources 

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