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City Park Bridge

Photos 

Bridge in 1915

Photo taken by Frederick Wallace Kent. Photo provided by the University of Iowa Library; Used for educational purposes

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #237687

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on Park Road
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908, Replaced 1959
Builder
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Iowa City Electric Railway
- Streetcar
Design
Parker through truss
Also called
Park Road Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67151, -91.53343   (decimal degrees)
41°40'17" N, 91°32'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622082/4614344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Elevation
654 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 53196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder + streetcar info
  • March 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Replacement Date
  • August 16, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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