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Main Street Bridge (Older)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #510970

Description 

Sources cite 1865 AND 1862 as the build date

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Volga River on Main Street
Location
Fayette, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1865, Replaced 1919
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
Fayette Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84579, -91.80241   (decimal degrees)
42°50'45" N, 91°48'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597858/4744385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fayette
Inventory number
BH 73431 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,399)
Beam (16,889)
Bowstring through truss (332)
Bowstring truss (671)
Built 1865 (49)
Built during 1860s (600)
Fayette County, Iowa (107)
Fayette, Iowa (10)
Iowa (6,793)
Lost (28,540)
Lost 1919 (44)
Lost during 1910s (653)
Owned by city (6,086)
Pin-connected (4,712)
Pratt through truss (6,061)
Pratt truss (10,306)
Replaced by new bridge (19,413)
Steel stringer (6,713)
Through truss (16,820)
Truss (35,506)
Volga River (18)

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2021: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke