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Mountain Glen Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Clear Creek near Mountain Glen
Location
Union County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Skewed 4-panel Pratt pony truss with a wooden deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 50.8 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.52791, -89.28700   (decimal degrees)
37°31'40" N, 89°17'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/297913/4155895 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cobden
Land survey
T. 11 S., R. 2 W., Sec. 25
Inventory number
BH 15697 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (270)
Illinois (4,601)
Lost (24,207)
Owned by township (2,621)
Pony truss (16,105)
Pratt pony truss (3,606)
Pratt truss (9,200)
Replaced by new bridge (16,159)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,474)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,209)
Truss (32,518)
Union County, Illinois (69)
Wooden deck (6,050)

Comments 

Mountain Glen Bridge
Posted June 7, 2006, by Anonymous (davidsspatula [at] yahoo [dot] com)

this bridge plays a song, a tune, a little honkey tonk... driven over and foregotten.