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Sangamon River Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Lost Bridge

Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

BH Photo #439174

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss over Sangamon River on Lost Bridge Road
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ?; Removed ca. 1919 due to the construction of Lake Decatur; New bridge built 1921
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82034, -88.92601   (decimal degrees)
39°49'13" N, 88°55'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/335161/4409591 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Decatur, Illinois (27)
Illinois (4,231)
Lost (20,273)
Lost 1919 (27)
Lost during 1910s (380)
Macon County, Illinois (45)
Replaced by new bridge (13,369)
Sangamon River (2)
Through truss (13,359)
Truss (30,185)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added GPS coords
  • December 4, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

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

Comments 

Lost Bridge (Older)
Posted December 4, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke !