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Money Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Coulter

View this photo at douglascoulter.com

BH Photo #218252

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Money Creek on Old Cr 2500 East
Location
McLean County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1891 by the King Bridge Company
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pinned Bedstead Pratt Pony Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49453, -88.78379   (decimal degrees)
40°29'40" N, 88°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/348836/4484176 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holder
Inventory number
BH 49868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,567)
Bedstead Pratt pony truss (354)
Bedstead truss (532)
Built 1891 (228)
Built during 1890s (2,982)
Illinois (4,647)
King Bridge Co. (360)
Lost (24,749)
McLean County, Illinois (60)
Pony truss (16,186)
Pratt pony truss (3,638)
Pratt truss (9,300)
Truss (32,799)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Newer satellite imagery shows this unique little span to be gone.
  • October 20, 2011: Photo imported by J.P.
  • October 19, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com