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Island Ripple Bridge

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Island Ripple Bridge

Southern Illinois Unearthed. Brian DeNeal.

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BH Photo #439044

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Description 

Named on the Equality 1916 quadrangle map

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Saline River on Island Ripple Road
Location
Gallatin County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.69740, -88.26581   (decimal degrees)
37°41'51" N, 88°15'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388408/4172995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Equality
Inventory number
BH 67764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Built 1893 (205)
Built during 1890s (2,712)
Gallatin County, Illinois (19)
Illinois (4,441)
Lost (21,306)
Mystery (88)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,868)
Through truss (13,855)
Truss (30,960)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 24, 2015: Added by James Baughn

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