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Pigeon Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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BH Photo #115607

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on TR 146, 0.5 mi. east of Cissna Pk
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.7 ft.
Total length: 100.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56999, -87.88152   (decimal degrees)
40°34'12" N, 87°52'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425382/4491397 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cissna Park
Inventory numbers
IL 038-4137 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2020: Updated by Steve Conro: Info & GPS
  • April 4, 2011: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Pigeon Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2011, by Gene Smania

State structure number 038-4137.

Pigeon Creek Bridge
Posted September 16, 2007, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

This bridge has been replaced.

Pigeon Creek Bridge
Posted March 12, 2007, by Tom Hall (thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com)

This is a another nice old bridge. It's in good shape and seems very solid with the exception of the concrete abutments which are starting to crumble a bit. This will likely limit it's life more than anything else.

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