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Spring Creek Bridge

Photo 

Spring Creek Bridge

The Decatur Herald: December 27 1963

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BH Photo #442246

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89194, -88.93027   (decimal degrees)
39°53'31" N, 88°55'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/334967/4417546 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (232)
Decatur, Illinois (36)
Illinois (4,379)
Lost (20,489)
Lost 1963 (53)
Lost during 1960s (482)
Macon County, Illinois (54)
Owned by county (19,342)
Pony truss (15,350)
Truss (30,351)
Wooden deck (5,925)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Spring Creek Bridge
Posted January 13, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Mike. It would be nice to find photos of intact bridges but apparently that was not newsworthy.

Spring Creek Bridge
Posted January 13, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, Melissa, your recent newspaper pix have shown me one thing: Idiot drivers have been screwing up good bridges for a long time and not only in Indiana! Keep up the good digging!