Horse Creek Bridge
picture taken shortly after completion
picture taken from the "History of Pawnee" scrapbook
BH Photo #279856
Built in 1898 to replace the covered bridge at the same location that was knocked off it's foundation during a flood in the spring of 1898. The date that the earlier bridge was built is unknown at this time. The iron bridge was precut at the Springfield Bridge and Iron factory in Springfield, IL by the late Joe Burtle, the finished bridge was then moved to it's location on TR 425.
- Lost through truss bridge over Horse Creek on TR 425 in Pawnee
- Pawnee, Sangamon County, Illinois
- No longer exists, replaced by UCEB
- Built 1898 to replace covered bridge damaged by flood; demolished in summer of 2004
- - Joe Burtle
- Springfield Bridge & Iron Co.
- Through truss
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
- Also called
- Washington Street Iron Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.58972, -89.57028 (decimal degrees)
39°35'23" N, 89°34'13" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/279280/4385378 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- IL 084-3185 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 15, 2014: Updated by Elliott Johnson: added description, added builders, updated date lost
- Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com