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Garber Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #265156

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Turkey River on Jupiter Road
Location
Garber, Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1983
Design
Camelback through truss
Also called
Jupiter Road Bridge
Turkey River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73983, -91.26215   (decimal degrees)
42°44'23" N, 91°15'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/642247/4733387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garber
Inventory number
BH 51841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,557)
Beam (15,705)
Built 1895 (278)
Built during 1890s (2,982)
Camelback truss (371)
Clayton County, Iowa (112)
Curved top chord (4)
Garber, Iowa (4)
Iowa (6,496)
Lost (24,711)
Lost 1983 (106)
Lost during 1980s (1,367)
Replaced by new bridge (16,566)
Through truss (15,054)
Timber stringer (4,012)
Truss (32,768)
Turkey River (Iowa) (26)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added year lost.
  • February 23, 2021: New photo from David Beck
  • March 12, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 28, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • March 23, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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