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Fountain Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Sharie Heller

BH Photo #102434

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Fountain Creek just south of IL 156, west of Waterloo
Location
Monroe County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1849 by Herman Garleb; made obsolete by new bridge in 1927
Builder
- Herman Garleb
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 46.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.32570, -90.19545   (decimal degrees)
38°19'33" N, 90°11'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/745162/4245675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterloo
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78001176 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • June 5, 2006: Posted additional photos

Sources 

Comments 

Fountain Creek Bridge
Posted December 12, 2005, by Sharie (sharie [dot] heller [at] rcdnet [dot] net)

Hello again,

I see that you got the photo's posted. That's awesome. I saw another page for Randolph that you actually have a drg map with the area the bridge is found in, would you like me to submit these area's for you? I can if you would like. I also have some new photo's to add to your site. I will try and get those over the holdiay. Have a Merry Chrismas..

Thanks,

Sharie Heller