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Van Buren Road Bridge

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Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #438916

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River
Location
Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
Whipple through truss
Also called
Cedarville Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.30372, -89.62537   (decimal degrees)
42°18'13" N, 89°37'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/283602/4686836 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83610 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • November 25, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Comments 

Cedarville Bridge
Posted November 28, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you. I will make the necessary changes.

Cedarville Bridge
Posted November 28, 2018, by Hunter Deal (hdeal2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is in fact the Van Buren Avenue bridge. At some point, the name of Cedarville Road changed to Van Buren Avenue, and the bridge name changed along with it. The location referenced in the article is the same as the current bridge, and the postcard picture is also identical.

Cedarville Bridge
Posted November 25, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony !