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Flat Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2019

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BH Photo #447798

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Flat Branch on TR 86
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned with deck removed
History
Built 1900
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.57204, -88.97572   (decimal degrees)
39°34'19" N, 88°58'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330298/4382123 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Obed
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3089 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 26, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: added abandoned status as viewed from satellite imagery
  • February 1, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Flat Branch Bridge
Posted May 19, 2019, by John Marvig

Glad to see you got some pictures lately Steve! I always enjoy seeing what you find.