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Okoboji Swing Bridge

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BH Photo #308447

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Okoboji Lake on Okoboji Road
Location
Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1883; Replaced 1909
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.37698, -95.12768   (decimal degrees)
43°22'37" N, 95°07'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327637/4804877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Okoboji
Inventory number
BH 64139 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,212)
Beam (12,202)
Built 1883 (129)
Built during 1880s (1,644)
Dickinson County, Iowa (22)
Iowa (5,810)
Lost (18,869)
Lost 1909 (18)
Lost during 1900s (222)
Movable (2,709)
Okoboji, Iowa (3)
Replaced by new bridge (12,526)
Swing (1,250)
Timber stringer (3,363)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler