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Coon Rapids Bowstring

Photos 

Part of the Samuel Calvin Geological Photographs Collection

Photo taken by Samuel Calvin. Photo provided by the University of Iowa Library and the University of Iowa. Department of Geoscience. Paleontology Repository. Used as an educational resource.

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BH Photo #323307

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Middle Raccoon River on Main Street
Location
Coon Rapids, Carroll County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87080, -94.66943   (decimal degrees)
41°52'15" N, 94°40'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/361460/4636778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coon Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 63914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,345)
Bowstring through truss (210)
Bowstring truss (426)
Carroll County, Iowa (52)
Coon Rapids, Iowa (4)
Iowa (6,021)
Lost (20,117)
Pin-connected (3,599)
Raccoon River (82)
Replaced by new bridge (13,306)
Through truss (13,297)
Timber stringer (3,488)
Truss (30,078)
Wooden deck (5,906)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • October 31, 2014: Added by Luke