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Fidler Bridge

Photos 

View To South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #156328

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iroquois River on CR1700E
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1896; replaced 1995
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 222.4 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81238, -87.80703   (decimal degrees)
40°48'45" N, 87°48'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431935/4518243 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crescent City
Land survey
T. 27 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 22
Inventory number
BH 36911 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2011: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: HAER data
  • July 22, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Fidler Bridge
Posted March 8, 2011, by Gene Smania

Structure number was 038-4204.