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TR 50 Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on TR 50, 1.0 mi. southwest of Haypress
Location
Greene County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists (?)
History
Built 1901
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.8 ft.
Total length: 29.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35056, -90.53639   (decimal degrees)
39°21'02" N, 90°32'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/712284/4358574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kampsville
Inventory numbers
IL 031-3049 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15256 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1901 (509)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Greene County, Illinois (23)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,271)
Owned by township (2,498)
Pony truss (15,698)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Structurally deficient (15,850)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,709)
Truss (31,237)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge sits over dug inrrigation canal

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

TR 50 Bridge
Posted October 9, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

This is a large culvert with no railings. It is open, but appears to just lead to a farm field.