Crybaby Bridge: Monmouth, Illinois

CryBaby Bridge is a single one lane steel bridge that goes across Cedar Creek, located outside of Monmouth, Illinois

There are legends about this bridge.


An elementary school bus loses control during a flood and goes over the side of the bridge.


It is said that if you park your car in neutral, children will push it across the bridge to safety.

If you put baby powder on the bumper of the car, you will see little hand prints.

A single unwed mother who was fearing being shamed through her week old baby off the bridge.

People say they can hear a baby crying at times when they drive over the bridge.