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Atwood Park Suspension Footbridge

Photos 

Portal View On Bridge.

Photo taken by Eddie Callaway, CC BY-ND 2.0

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BH Photo #194211

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Kishwaukee River on Seth Atwood Park Pedestrian Walkway
Location
Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
Design
Cable suspension with riveted towers and riveted Warren pony stiffening truss.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18296, -89.05597   (decimal degrees)
42°10'59" N, 89°03'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330214/4672136 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford South
Inventory number
BH 48249 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge was built in 1959 according to the rockford park district, who owns the area and the bridge.
  • April 19, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 29, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • November 21, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • February 24, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

Comments 

Atwood Park Suspension Footbridge
Posted February 25, 2011, by Robert Thompson

I knew Seth Atwood. I designed all the piping systems on his yacht. A very distinguished man.