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Rochester Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #349962

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Location
Rochester, Cedar County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1880; Replaced ?
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,155.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67356, -91.15806   (decimal degrees)
41°40'25" N, 91°09'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/653325/4615171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rochester
Inventory number
BH 56969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • September 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category "Wrought Iron Bridge Co."
  • July 5, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

Rochester Bridge
Posted March 15, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Good looking bridge. To my eye there really is more artistry in the early ones.

Regards,

Art S.