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Arcadia Bridge (Older)

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Arcadia Bridge (Older)

1919 view

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #464876

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Description 

Per The Arcadian May 23, 2019: In the early 20th century, the Converse Bridge Co. of Chattanooga, Tenn., constructed an iron bridge. In 1917, “when the old bridge went down under a drove of cattle ... it was repaired, but the job did not last long,” a report in the Dec. 5, 1919, newspaper noted

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Peace River on W Hickory Street
Location
Arcadia, De Soto County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Converse Bridge Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.22178, -81.87610   (decimal degrees)
27°13'18" N, 81°52'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/413247/3011302 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87768 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs