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Abandoned Prairie Creek Bridge

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Abandoned Prairie Creek Bridge

View approaching the bridge from the east.

Photo taken by Dave King on September 14, 2013

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BH Photo #266482

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Prairie Creek on 17th Street
Location
Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.04729, -90.66994   (decimal degrees)
42°02'50" N, 90°40'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692832/4657653 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maquoketa
Inventory number
BH 57943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,024)
Deck removed (36)
Iowa (5,783)
Jackson County, Iowa (70)
Lally columns (254)
Maquoketa, Iowa (6)
Pin-connected (3,208)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Lally columns"
  • September 14, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • September 10, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Abandoned Prairie Creek Bridge
Posted September 14, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Trusses are good on these abandoned Prairie Creek ponies and the decks are replaceable...

So why would anyone want to go out and buy an MOB?