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Green Mill Ford Bridge

Photos 

Oh-oh

This doesn't bode well.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

BH Photo #208707

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Greenmill Avenue, northeast of Janesville
Location
Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Closed - Walk this one at your own risk
History
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; two spans relocated here in 1902
Builders
- John R. Price & Bros. (Substructure)
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.0 ft.
Total length: 377.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1998
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.67267, -92.42940   (decimal degrees)
42°40'22" N, 92°25'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/546754/4724624 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Land survey
T. 91 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
NRHP 98000760 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
IA 78890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12919 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2011: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • August 13, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status

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