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Waltmire Bridge

Photos 

1986

HAARGIS slide

BH Photo #162708

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Locust Rd S of Tremont
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1910
Builders
- Edward Cooney
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Metal Manufacturer)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 186.0 ft.
Total length: 189.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 5, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44926, -89.49195   (decimal degrees)
40°26'57" N, 89°29'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/288678/4480605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopedale
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99000112 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
IL 090-3105 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 44284 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2018: Updated by Elliott Johnson: changed status to abandoned
  • December 8, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 2, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • May 8, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • February 28, 2010: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com