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State Street Bridge (Older)

Photos 

State Street Bridge 1871

Photo taken by Rockfor Public Library

View this photo at idaillinois.org

BH Photo #345692

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Rock River on State Street
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871, replaced 1890, but floated down to Chestnut Street
Design
Post through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27014, -89.09225   (decimal degrees)
42°16'13" N, 89°05'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327455/4681890 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected loss date
  • January 16, 2016: New photo from Gene Smania
  • January 15, 2016: Added by Art Suckewer

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