Rating:
5 votes

North Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2012

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BH Photo #244390

Map 

Description 

Guessing this was an old abandoned alignment of Town Ave into Princeville.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over North Creek on Abandoned Town Ave
Location
Peoria County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.95094, -89.75477   (decimal degrees)
40°57'03" N, 89°45'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/268135/4536965 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeville
Inventory number
BH 54843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

Comments 

North Creek Bridge
Posted December 9, 2012, by Anonymous

Hey, congratulations! And thanks for adding photos.

North Creek Bridge
Posted December 9, 2012, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

What even made this better was it was a complete surprise. I was going to photo the Rock Island Trail bridge in hopes it was still had the old rail bridge structure. I was disappointed that it wasn't, but discovered this gem behind it in the weeds.