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Gordons Bridge

Photo 

Gordons Bridge

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #530732

Description 

Location is a bit of a guess.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Clear Creek on CR 2340
Location
Logan County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25783, -89.18077   (decimal degrees)
40°15'28" N, 89°10'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/314544/4458656 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

7-panel truss (578)
A-frame portal (558)
Beam (17,360)
Illinois (5,072)
Lattice Railing (667)
Logan County, Illinois (31)
Lost (31,786)
One-lane traffic (8,122)
Owned by township (3,630)
Pin-connected (5,423)
Pratt through truss (6,413)
Pratt truss (10,843)
Replaced by new bridge (21,679)
Steel stringer (6,922)
Stone Abutments (277)
Stone piers (279)
Through truss (19,024)
Truss (38,302)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • May 1, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman