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Clark's Ferry Bridge

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Green Island Bridge

The Des Moines Register: June 5 1927

BH Photo #462601

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Location
Green Island, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1874; Destroyed 1927
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Also called
Green Island Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.16136, -90.33678   (decimal degrees)
42°09'41" N, 90°20'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/720011/4671125 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2021: Updated by Luke: Merged info; WIBCO bowstring
  • December 18, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 18, 2019: Added by Luke

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