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Fall Creek Through Truss Bridge


Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101983



Through truss bridge temporarily sitting next to 1000th Street, just north of the Pike County line
Fall Creek, Adams County, Illinois
temporarily propped up on wheels and concrete blocks on private property
Future prospects
Around the time I-36/72/136/172 was being built in the early 1980's, I believe this bridge was removed from it's location and moved by a local landowner in order to save it. It has sat here since.
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Also called
Munger Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75925, -91.32203   (decimal degrees)
39°45'33" N, 91°19'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643736/4402383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 14990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


6-panel truss (654)
Adams County, Illinois (63)
Fall Creek, Illinois (1)
Illinois (4,752)
In storage (195)
Owned privately (1,762)
Pin-connected (3,943)
Pratt through truss (5,457)
Pratt truss (9,394)
Relocated (923)
Through truss (15,282)
Truss (33,134)

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Fall Creek Through Truss Bridge
Posted September 5, 2015, by Elliott Johnson (elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

if he saved it and has future intentions than it doesn't need an abandoned status

Munger Bridge
Posted December 2, 2012, by Anonymous

Oh good! I'm glad you saved it. Any updates?

Munger Bridge
Posted July 12, 2010, by a j house (ahouse [at] adams [dot] net)

I saved that bridge from being scrapped and intend to place it over a creek on an adjacent farm.