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This is an extremely rare example of a Kingpost truss bridge, and also a very late example, if the 1930 date given in the National Bridge Inventory is to be believed. 1930 seems an excessively late date for a 33 foot span Kingpost pony truss bridge, when 60 foot steel stringer beams were widely being used for bridges at this time. However the bridge does have Illinois Steel brands that typically only show on bridges dating to after 1910. In any case, the bridge is a truly unique structure and one of historic significance. The trusses appear to be unaltered. The bridge was bypassed and abandoned in 2001.
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