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Thunderhead Resort Kamp Bridge

Photos 

Bridge being moved from Keithsburg to the Kamp

Photo provided by Lois Bopp Retherford

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BH Photo #443926

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Andalusia Slough Tributary on Thunderhead Resort Kamp Road
Location
Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned; knocked off foundations
History
Built near Keithsurg in 1870; Relocated here by George Carpenter in 1989; Knocked off foundations by a tree ca. 1995
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Also called
Watts Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42787, -90.84996   (decimal degrees)
41°25'40" N, 90°50'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/679652/4588487 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montpelier
Inventory number
BH 78980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2019: New photos from Luke
  • October 24, 2017: Added by Luke

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Sources 

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Comments 

Thunderhead Resort Kamp Bridge
Posted October 24, 2017, by Luke

George, I think I have the right location for your relocation via historicaerials. On the right track or??