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Avenue G North Channel Bridge (Old)

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Circa 1911

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BH Photo #402011

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Rock River North Channel on Avenue G
Location
Sterling, Whiteside County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed and replaced
History
Built 1906; One span collapsed 1947; Replaced 1948
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
9 100' Pony plate girders
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 1,200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78352, -89.70635   (decimal degrees)
41°47'01" N, 89°42'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/275098/4629281 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 78405 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected type and added build date
  • September 10, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

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