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Elkhorn Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Ch 6
Location
Washington County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1978
Design
2 panel pratt pony truss
Also called
Sassafras Hill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.39278, -89.63306   (decimal degrees)
38°23'34" N, 89°37'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/270044/4252678 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Venedy
Inventory number
BH 38427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1906 (646)
Built during 1900s (7,517)
Illinois (4,855)
Lost (27,337)
Lost 1978 (73)
Lost during 1970s (890)
Owned by county (21,386)
Pony truss (16,802)
Pratt pony truss (3,864)
Pratt truss (10,010)
Replaced by new bridge (18,557)
Truss (34,677)
Washington County, Illinois (36)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Elkhorn Creek Bridge
Posted December 24, 2008, by Kim Harvey

This bridge has a photo in the 1993 Washington County history book, on page 291.