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Cedar Bluff Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #231279

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Location
Cedar Bluff, Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Builders
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Superstructure)
- O'Hanlan & O'Hara (Substructure)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Gower's Ferry Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78598, -91.31119   (decimal degrees)
41°47'10" N, 91°18'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/640332/4627393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Bluff
Inventory number
BH 52328 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added historical name & substructure builder
  • October 12, 2015: New photos from Scott A Peters
  • July 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected location and added loss date
  • May 5, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 2, 2012: Added by Luke Harden