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Evansville Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Darren Snown

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BH Photo #266060

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Two Span Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River in Evansville
Location
Evansville, Randolph County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1885. Razed 1927.
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.09231, -89.93809   (decimal degrees)
38°05'32" N, 89°56'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/242340/4220134 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evansville
Inventory number
BH 43290 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • September 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped?
  • August 25, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Evansville Bridge
Posted November 26, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Not the best quality photo but glad I uploaded it.

Evansville Bridge
Posted September 9, 2013, by Darren T Snow (mrdarrensnow [at] gmail [dot] com)

If this is in reference to the old bridge that would've connected Broad Street to Elm Shade Road, I have a photo of what's left of it and you're welcome to use it!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/darrensnow/9670562364