Category: Bridges (page 1 of 1)

Roosevelt Dam

Marie drove me to Roosevelt Dam yesterday…

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Great River Bridge

The Great River Bridge spans the Mississippi River, carrying traffic between Burlington, Iowa on the west and Gulport, Illinois on the east.  Below are photos of this bridge and some of the surrounding area.  My favorite is the last one of the bunch which was taken in late afternoon.

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A grain elevator on the Illinois side is visible through one of the bridge supports.

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Henderson County Covered Bridge

My father and I stopped to look at the Henderson County Covered Bridge while traveling through western Illinois recently.  This bridge goes over Henderson Creek and is south of Oquawka on IL 164.2013-10-31-DSC00255-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00244-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00203-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00213-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00219-1-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00231-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00237-medium 2013-10-31-DSC00240-medium