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Walnut Fork Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Fork on TR 285, 1.3 mi. northeast of Columbus
Location
Adams County, Illinois
Status
Demolished.
History
Built 1892
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00889, -91.12333   (decimal degrees)
40°00'32" N, 91°07'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/660175/4430430 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Camp Point
Inventory numbers
IL 001-3147 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,443)
Adams County, Illinois (63)
Built 1892 (225)
Built during 1890s (2,956)
Illinois (4,601)
Lost (24,195)
Owned by township (2,621)
Pony truss (16,100)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,474)
Structurally deficient (14,561)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,047)
Truss (32,510)
Wooden deck (6,050)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is Demolished.

Comments 

Walnut Fork Bridge
Posted April 10, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

4-9-10: Bridge is gone.