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Superior Street Bridge

Photos 

Superior St Bridge over Fox River

adjacent to I & M Canal aqueduct over Fox River, built as roadway bridge ca. 1870-1880, later used for C.O.&P. interurban trains

Lewis University collection

BH Photo #324372

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Fox River on Superior Street
Location
Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35213, -88.82852   (decimal degrees)
41°21'08" N, 88°49'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/347036/4579460 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottawa
Inventory number
BH 67548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Illinois (4,677)
LaSalle County, Illinois (89)
Lost (24,922)
Ottawa, Illinois (12)
Owned by city (5,450)
Pony truss (16,232)
Truss (32,924)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2015: New photos from Gene Smania
  • May 12, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Superior Street Bridge
Posted March 20, 2021, by Brad S (mteor90 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Google Map location is incorrect. Bridge is associated with I&M Canal Fox River Aqueduct rather than old Rock Island Railroad bridge.