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Bell's Mill Bridge

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Bells Mill Road
Location
Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1888; Replaced 1954
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Also called
Bells Mill bridge
Bell Mill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.34117, -93.89245   (decimal degrees)
42°20'28" N, 93°53'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/426485/4688043 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Boone River (23)
Built 1888 (181)
Built during 1880s (1,645)
Hamilton County, Iowa (43)
Iowa (5,793)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 1954 (45)
Lost during 1950s (387)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pin-connected (3,221)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Through truss (12,900)
Truss (29,451)
Whipple truss (268)
Wooden deck (5,864)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (285)

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2016: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke