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Chestnut Street Bridge (1871 structure relocated here1890)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Rock River on Chestnut/Wallnut Street
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
1871 State Street Bridge relocated and rebuilt here in 1890; Replaced 1917
Design
Post through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26873, -89.09341   (decimal degrees)
42°16'07" N, 89°05'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327356/4681736 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 71765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added information
  • April 8, 2016: Added by ArtS

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Chestnut Street Bridge (1st)
Posted October 2, 2016, by Luke

I've edited the history section to reflect that.

Chestnut Street Bridge (1st)
Posted October 2, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Thanks Luke!

Just a thought: should we list this as an 1872 bridge re-erected here in 1890?

Regards,

Art S.