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Dixon Springs Wooden Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Lost wooden bridge over Sugar Creek inside Dixon Springs State Park
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1950
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.4 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.38587, -88.66977   (decimal degrees)
37°23'09" N, 88°40'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/352178/4138987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glendale
Land survey
T. 13 S., R. 5 E., Sec. 16
Inventory number
BH 15618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Dixon Springs Wooden Bridge
Posted January 28, 2006, by joe (cj8golconda)

i have lived in pope county all my life and have been across this lovely bridge countless times while visiting dixon springs for picnics and exploring. just happend on this site by accident. woo hoooo!