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Madrid Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #357558

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Location
Boone County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1910
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 245.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87273, -93.86522   (decimal degrees)
41°52'22" N, 93°51'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/428201/4636007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granger
Inventory number
BH 72691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Boone County, Iowa (106)
Des Moines River (220)
Iowa (5,824)
King Bridge Co. (286)
Kingpost truss (140)
Lally columns (256)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1910 (27)
Lost during 1910s (335)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pin-connected (3,304)
Pony truss (15,085)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,824)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)
Whipple truss (267)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2016: Added by Luke

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Sources 

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