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Union Mill Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Mill Road
Location
Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1868; Lost 1919
Design
Bowstring through truss
Also called
Benson Mill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24887, -93.04501   (decimal degrees)
42°14'56" N, 93°02'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/496287/4677409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Union
Inventory number
BH 66137 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Beam (13,976)
Bowstring through truss (231)
Bowstring truss (465)
Built 1868 (94)
Built during 1860s (442)
Hardin County, Iowa (73)
Iowa (6,151)
Iowa River (129)
Lally columns (290)
Lost (21,297)
Lost 1919 (30)
Lost during 1910s (423)
Steel stringer (5,475)
Through truss (13,848)
Truss (30,947)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke