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Chestnut Ford Bridge

Photos 

Photograph of roadway of Chestnut Ford Bridge (Dallas County) - 180-ft span (viewed from adjacent 150-ft span).

Iowa Department of Transportation

View this photo at publications.iowa.gov

BH Photo #255459

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Zook Spur Road/145th Lane
Location
Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1900, Removed 1975(?)
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 480.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82758, -93.84406   (decimal degrees)
41°49'39" N, 93°50'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/429908/4630977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granger
Inventory number
BH 56294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Curved", "Pin-connected"
  • March 24, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • March 23, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Town lattice portal bracing"
  • May 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

Chestnut Ford Bridge
Posted March 24, 2015, by Royce Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

They are. The categories also have it listed as a 7-panel and a 10 panel

Royce

Chestnut Ford Bridge
Posted March 24, 2015, by Mark Milat (mmilat2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Is it just my imagination, or are those two pictures of different bridges?