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Chautauqua Park Swinging Bridge #1

Photos 

Overview

http://visitpontiac.org/webpages/index.php?art=316

BH Photo #195645

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Vermillion River on a pedestrian path in Chautauqua Park
Location
Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1898 by the Joliet Bridge and Iron Co.
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.87691, -88.62357   (decimal degrees)
40°52'37" N, 88°37'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/363198/4526361 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Pontiac
Inventory number
BH 48466 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 22, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com