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13th Avenue Bridge

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13th Avenue bridge

This bridge once carried vehicular and street car traffic over a ravine in Rock Island, IL. Photo taken on May 4, 1912.

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Overview
Lost Post Deck truss bridge over gully on 13th Avenue and 27th Street
Location
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Lost
Design
Post Deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49861, -90.56143   (decimal degrees)
41°29'55" N, 90°33'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/703541/4596981 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milan
Inventory number
BH 52416 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photo from David Sebben
  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Post Deck Truss"
  • May 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Comments 

13th Avenue Bridge
Posted May 10, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I would call this a "Post Deck Truss" which would be an extremely rare find.