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Moon Creek Bridge

Photos 

Plaque

Photo taken by erica w in October 2017

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BH Photo #409742

Map 

Description 

Deck is concrete beams. Plaque cannot be read by the naked eye. I felt it like braille and made out the word "Ohio" and "1891".

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Moon Creek
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1891
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pony truss.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.06595, -88.86613   (decimal degrees)
41°03'57" N, 88°51'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343208/4547755 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Streator South
Inventory number
BH 79296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,471)
Abandoned (3,198)
Built 1891 (195)
Built during 1890s (2,597)
Illinois (4,035)
Livingston County, Illinois (89)
Pin-connected (3,572)
Pony truss (15,247)
Truss (30,026)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (294)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 4, 2017: Added by erica w

Comments 

Moon Creek Bridge
Posted November 4, 2017, by Luke

Nice find, Erica! IIRC that plaque was used by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton.