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Spoon River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Spoon River on Abandoned W white Road
Location
Peoria County, Illinois
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1910
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.0 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96023, -89.94485   (decimal degrees)
40°57'37" N, 89°56'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/252169/4538519 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Laura
Inventory number
BH 49851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1910 (1,174)
Built during 1910s (9,723)
Destroyed by flood (486)
Illinois (4,758)
Lost (25,492)
Peoria County, Illinois (92)
Pony truss (16,344)
Pratt pony truss (3,686)
Pratt truss (9,433)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,470)
Spoon River (14)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,961)
Truss (33,218)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: this bridge is gone
  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Spoon River"
  • October 17, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com