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Philipps Mill Bridge

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Winnebago River on CSAH B-47
Location
Rockford, Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1878 to replace a two-span bowstring arch bridge; replaced in 1958
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Through truss bridge featuring a hybrid design of a Kellogg, Thacher and Whipple trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.04893, -92.95843   (decimal degrees)
43°02'56" N, 92°57'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/503385/4766249 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford
Inventory number
BH 55163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • January 9, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • January 9, 2013: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Philipps Mill Bridge
Posted March 15, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Philipps Mill Bridge
Posted March 12, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

This truss structure is wild! Is it unique? Does it have a name or is the listed design description it?