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Nesbitt Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #182108

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on a closed section of Coulter's Mill Road
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built at a cost of $16,000
Builder
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
Camelback Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91365, -88.82855   (decimal degrees)
39°54'49" N, 88°49'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343714/4419773 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Argenta
Land survey
T. 17 N., R. 3 E., Sec. 23
Inventory number
BH 46491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 28, 2019: Updated by James Baughn: Updated name
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge is actually in macon county
  • October 13, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • October 12, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Coulter's Mill Bridge
Posted December 10, 2011, by Matt (thephotosknow [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The guy who took most of these photos needs to turn off the multi-shot control on his camera. Photos 3-9, and 17-32 are mostly redundant and many of them should be deleted.