John Christeson

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Email: john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com

Recent Updates 

Big Creek MO 49 Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Big Creek on MO 49 south of Annapolis
August 24, 2018: New photo
CMR - Labadie Viaduct (Franklin County, Missouri)
Warren through truss bridge over Labadie Bottom Road/Labadie Creek on the Central Midland Railway
July 10, 2018: New photos
Forche-A-Renault Creek (Washington County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over Fourche-A-Renault on Mo 185 S
July 10, 2018: New photo
Boeuf Creek Road Bridge (Franklin County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Boeuf Creek on Boeuf Creek Road
July 10, 2018: New photo
Colvin Covered Bridge 38-05-24 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Shawnee Creek on TR 443 (Mill Road) in Schellsburg
June 28, 2018: New photos
Big Flat Brook Bridge (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Pony truss bridge over Big Flat Brook on Main Street
June 22, 2018: New photos
Dingman's Ferry Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on PA 739
June 22, 2018: New photos
Waller Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Stone arch and steel stringer bridge over Terre Bleue Creek on Hillsboro Road
April 12, 2018: New photos
Old Appleton Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over Apple Creek on Main Street in Old Appleton
March 14, 2018: New photos
BNSF - Brazeau Creek Bridge (Perry County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Brazeau Creek at Wittenberg on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
March 14, 2018: New photos
St. Laurent Creek Bridge (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over St. Laurent Creek on Second Street (unmarked) in St. Mary just south of US 61 and just north of the Perry County line
March 8, 2018: New photo
UP - Harris Branch Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Harris Branch on Union Pacific Railroad
March 8, 2018: New photo
Cedar Creek MO 32 Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on MO 32 near Caledonia
September 28, 2017: New photo
Jackson Covered Bridge 13-18-01 #2 (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Modern covered bridge over Embarras River on Cumberland Road
August 18, 2017: New photos
Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on St Louis Riverfront Trail (Old US 66) just south of the modern I-270 bridge in St. Louis
August 18, 2017: New photos
Belle Chasse Tunnel (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Tunnel under I C Waterway on Southbound LA 23
June 14, 2017: New photo
Maestri Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Bascule bridge over Lake Pontchartrain on US 11 in New Orleans
June 14, 2017: New photo
Crescent City Connection Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on eastbound Business US 90 in New Orleans
June 14, 2017: New photos
Dorena-Hickman Ferry (Mississippi County, Missouri)
Ferry crossing over the Mississippi River on MO 77 between Dorena and Hickman
June 14, 2017: New photos
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Pair of prestressed concrete bridges over Lake Pontchartrain with a length of nearly 24 miles
June 13, 2017: New photos
West Pearl River US 90 Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Vertical lift bridge over West Pearl River on US 90
June 13, 2017: New photo
East Pearl River US 90 Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Swing bridge over East Pearl River on US 90
June 13, 2017: New photo
Katy Trail - Loutre River Bridge (Montgomery County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Loutre River on the Katy Trail
March 22, 2017: New photo
Stouts Creek Arch Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Stouts Creek on MO 72 above Lake Killarney
March 22, 2017: New photos
Zion Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Twelvemile Creek at Zion on CR 417 (Old US 67)
March 22, 2017: New photo
Plum Creek Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Tee beam bridge over Plum Creek on CR 504 (Old MO 72)
March 22, 2017: New photo
Little Zion Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Twelvemile Creek near Zion on CR 417 (Old US 67)
March 22, 2017: New photo
Brookport Bridge (Massac County, Illinois)
Ten-span through truss bridge on US 45 over the Ohio River at Brookport
March 10, 2017: New photos
UP - Old IL 3 Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Old IL 3 on Union Pacific Railroad
March 10, 2017: New photo
Gale Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Sexton Creek on Old Illinois Route 3 just off New Route 3 near Gale
March 10, 2017: New photo
Miller Creek Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Pony truss bridge over Miller Creek on Old Illinois Route 3 northeast of Thebes, 1 mi. north of Thebes
March 10, 2017: New photo
US68 Lake Barkley Bridge (Trigg County, Kentucky)
Parker through truss bridge over Lake Barkley on US 68
March 10, 2017: New photos
Eggner's Ferry Bridge (Marshall County, Kentucky)
Lost through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 68/KY 80
March 10, 2017: New photos
Joe Page Bridge (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Vertical-lift bridge over the Illinois River on IL 100 at Hardin
January 29, 2017: New photos
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
January 29, 2017: New photos
Brussels Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
September 17, 2016: New photos
Cape County Park Walk Bridge 25-16-a (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Modern covered bridge at Cape County Park South
February 8, 2016: Added
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
November 21, 2015: New photos
Washington Bridge (Franklin County, Missouri)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 47 at Washington
October 11, 2015: New photos
Irondale School Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Concrete slab footbridge over Mill Creek on a sidewalk leading to the abandoned Irondale School
October 11, 2015: New photo
Middle Brook Creek (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Bridge over Middle Brook Creek on UP Railroad
October 11, 2015: Added
Irondale Arch Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Stone arch bridge over Dry Creek on the Iron Mountain Railroad (now Union Pacific Railroad) in Irondale
October 10, 2015: New photo
UP - Flat River Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Flat River on Union Pacific Railroad
October 10, 2015: New photo
UP - Harris Branch Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Harris Branch on Union Pacific Railroad
October 10, 2015: New photo
UP - Stouts Creek Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Stouts Creek on the Union Pacific Railroad between Ironton and Arcadia
September 14, 2015: New photo
Ste. Genevieve Ferry (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Toll ferry across the Mississippi River at Ste. Genevieve
August 8, 2015: New photos
Dug Hill Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over St. Francis River on Route C in Madison County
August 8, 2015: New photo
Old Appleton Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over Apple Creek on Main Street in Old Appleton
April 27, 2015: New photos
BNSF - Brazeau Creek Bridge (Perry County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Brazeau Creek at Wittenberg on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
April 18, 2015: New photo
UP - Flat River Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Flat River on Union Pacific Railroad
April 10, 2015: New photo

Recent Comments 

Posted October 4, 2017

Unfortunately this bridge has been replaced

Posted January 24, 2016

Replaced in 2015 after it was destroyed by a flash flood....pictures to come soon

Posted July 28, 2011

New Bridge Has Been Built and Is Completed......New Pictures too be posted soon.

Posted October 19, 2010

Bridge Deck has been replaced.

Posted October 14, 2009

This bridge is scheduled to be replaced.

Posted October 2, 2009

Road Deck replaced

Posted January 28, 2009

Replaced an earlier low water crossing