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Welsh Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over East Cedar Creek on 280th Street
Location
Calhoun County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; Replaced 2003
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38403, -94.45389   (decimal degrees)
42°23'03" N, 94°27'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/380317/4693439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knierim
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 90910 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (746)
Built during 1900s (6,600)
Calhoun County, Iowa (44)
Formerly NR-listed (126)
Iowa (6,070)
Lost (20,526)
Lost 2003 (497)
Lost during 2000s (3,823)
Owned by county (19,364)
Pony truss (15,359)
Replaced by new bridge (13,445)
Riveted (1,990)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,435)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,368)
Truss (30,388)
Warren pony truss (3,005)
Warren truss (5,995)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added name, build date, and category "Riveted"
  • April 25, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net