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Little Wabash River Bridge

Photo 

Little Wabash River Bridge

The Decatur Herald: December 13 1961

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BH Photo #442177

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Old Shumway Road
Location
Effingham County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.14748, -88.57695   (decimal degrees)
39°08'51" N, 88°34'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/363729/4334326 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (366)
Effingham County, Illinois (36)
Illinois (4,551)
Little Wabash River (45)
Lost (23,691)
Lost 1961 (59)
Lost during 1960s (691)
Owned by county (20,388)
Through truss (14,671)
Truss (32,168)
Wooden deck (6,029)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com