Rating:
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Nesbitt Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #182108

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on a closed section of Coulter's Mill Road
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built at a cost of $16,000
Builder
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
Camelback Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91365, -88.82855   (decimal degrees)
39°54'49" N, 88°49'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343714/4419773 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Argenta
Land survey
T. 17 N., R. 3 E., Sec. 23
Inventory number
BH 46491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,941)
Built 1903 (626)
Built during 1900s (7,685)
Camelback truss (414)
Concrete deck (140)
Decatur Bridge Co. (25)
Illinois (4,947)
Macon County, Illinois (57)
Owned by county (21,657)
Through truss (17,213)
Truss (35,964)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 28, 2019: Updated by James Baughn: Updated name
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge is actually in macon county
  • October 13, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • October 12, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Coulter's Mill Bridge
Posted December 10, 2011, by Matt (thephotosknow [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The guy who took most of these photos needs to turn off the multi-shot control on his camera. Photos 3-9, and 17-32 are mostly redundant and many of them should be deleted.