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Pecatonica River Bridge, Spanning Pecatonica River at Winnesheik Road, Freeport, Stephenson County, IL



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Pecatonica River at Winnesheik Road, Freeport vicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-9
Significance: The Pecatonica River Bridge is the oldest remaining Pratt Truss Bridge of this type built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton Ohio.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF WEST SIDE
2. VIEW OF EAST SIDE
3. SOUTHERN PORTAL
4. DETAIL OF WOUTH END NAME PLATE
5. NORTHERN PORTAL
6. FLOOR BEAMS, DIAGONALS AND LOWER CONNECTIONS
7. DETAIL OF DIAGONAL RODS
8. UNDERSIDE, LOOKING NORTH
9. DETAIL OF TRUSS AND DIAGONAL
10. DETAIL OF FLOOR BEAM AND VERTICAL ROD


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