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Henry Bridge (Original)

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Henry Bridge, 1931

Art Kistler, IDOT photographer

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BH Photo #313207

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on old road at Henry
Location
Henry, Marshall County, Illinois
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built 1870
Builder
- Boyington, Rust, & Bruce of Chicago, Illinois & Marseilles, Illinois
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10791, -89.35387   (decimal degrees)
41°06'28" N, 89°21'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/302351/4553406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henry
Inventory number
BH 65457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 12, 2015: New photos from Gene Smania
  • January 12, 2015: Added by Luke

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Henry Bridge (Original)
Posted January 17, 2015, by Gene McCluney (gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com)

Boy, it sure seems odd that an UNCOVERED wood truss bridge would last from 1870 thru the 1930's.