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Greene Bridge

Photos 

Side view

These black-and-white photos from the Historic American Engineering Record show the bridge before it was demolished [HAER photos taken 1980 by Robert Ryan and Martha Bowers]

BH Photo #101700

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Traer Street in downtown Greene
Location
Greene, Butler County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1902-03 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works; demolished April 1981
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pin-connected, 14-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 249.8 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Also called
Traer Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.89541, -92.80275   (decimal degrees)
42°53'43" N, 92°48'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/516104/4749219 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greene
Inventory number
BH 12979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 28, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • March 2, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Shell Rock River"
  • April 16, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates
  • January 9, 2006: Posted photos from Jason Smith and HAER

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER IA-9 - Traer Street Bridge
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Dana and Kay Klein