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Possum Road Bridge

Photos 

Possum Road Bridge

Postcard from my personal collection

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BH Photo #449753

Map 

Description 

The portal design is suggestive of a Massillon Bridge Company design.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on CR 1175E/FAS 1818
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1978
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
12-panel, pinned Whipple through truss
Also called
Bridge #1818
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.05960, -88.15720   (decimal degrees)
38°03'35" N, 88°09'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/398481/4213060 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 5 S., R. 9 E., Sec. 25
Inventory number
BH 83053 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 14, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • June 14, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 7, 2018: Added by James Baughn

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Possum Road Bridge
Posted June 14, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony ! I'm thrilled you have finally identified the Mystery Whipple postcard I have. I've wanted a photo of this bridge for a long time. Apparently I've had it...