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Sandbar Slough Crossing (Old)

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #146719

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sandbar Slough on east end of Big Spirit Lake at 270th Place
Location
Orleans, Dickinson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Riveted Pratt Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.48322, -95.05605   (decimal degrees)
43°28'60" N, 95°03'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/333732/4816531 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spirit Lake
Land survey
T. 100 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 14
Inventory numbers
IA 362375 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13417 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,169)
Built during 1910s (9,240)
Dickinson County, Iowa (24)
Functionally obsolete (7,182)
Have street view (25,399)
Iowa (6,188)
Open (38,201)
Orleans, Iowa (3)
Owned by county (20,045)
Pony truss (15,690)
Pratt pony truss (3,473)
Pratt truss (8,729)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,944)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,704)
Truss (31,212)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • September 28, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge was bypassed by another bridge built ca. 1940. Still open to local traffic

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com