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Indian Ford Bridge, London Mills, Fulton County, IL



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Location
London Mills vicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-13
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Significance: The Indian Ford Bridge is one of nine remaining steel through truss bridges constructed approximately between 1880 and 1917 in Fulton County on County and Township roads over the Spoon River. The bridge exhibits components of the early development of riveted Pratt Truss bridges constructed in Illinois.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Illinois Steel Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FACING SOUTHWEST
2. VIEW FACING SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW FACING WEST
4. VIEW FACING EAST
5. DETAIL OF CONCRETE SPAN - VIEW FACING WEST
6. BOTTOM OF TRAFFIC DECK - VIEW FACING NORTHEAST
7. DETAIL OF CONCRETE THROUGH GIRDER - VIEW FACING SOUTHEAST
8. DETAIL OF TOP CHORD AND TOP LATERAL BRACING - VIEW FACING SOUTH


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