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Tripoli Bridge

Photo 

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BH Photo #317823

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Road
Location
Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.80740, -92.22694   (decimal degrees)
42°48'27" N, 92°13'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/563207/4739717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sumner SW
Inventory numbers
WGCB 15-09-U02x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 65725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,346)
Bremer County, Iowa (58)
Built 1883 (175)
Built during 1880s (2,165)
Iowa (6,791)
Lost (28,430)
Pin-connected (4,688)
Pratt through truss (6,053)
Pratt truss (10,291)
Replaced by new bridge (19,335)
Through truss (16,748)
Truss (35,420)
Uncovered wooden truss (155)
Wapsipinicon River (82)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added build date from HAER on the Waverly Junction/Dix's Bridge
  • January 28, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Tripoli Bridge
Posted November 21, 2021, by Luke

Yes.

Tripoli Bridge
Posted November 21, 2021, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Combination? (wood compression, iron tension)