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South Fork Bridge CR1100E Bridge

Photos 

view to the north

Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in February 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #276342

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over South Fork Sangamon River on N 1100 East Road
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned with one span missing
History
Built ca. 1900, rehabilitated 1937
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.39404, -89.32588   (decimal degrees)
39°23'39" N, 89°19'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/299709/4363085 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clarksdale
Inventory numbers
IL 011-3103 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 28, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • February 16, 2012: Added by James Baughn based on info from Joseph Putnam II

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

South Fork Sangamon River 1100 East Road Bridge
Posted February 14, 2014, by Elliott Johnson (elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

took a few pictures of this while I was in the area yesterday. this one is in pretty bad shape, but my gps still tried to take me across it. it looks like part of it is missing.