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Clear Creek Bowstring Pony

Photos 

Clear Creek Bowstring Pony Truss Bridge

Iowa City Press-Citizen: June 3 1943

BH Photo #465913

Map 

Description 

Was shown in 1949 to be in the "Clear Creek Bottoms a few miles West of Coralville'

At the time, the given coords were a few miles west of Coralville, despite now being in the middle of town.

Another possible location is 41.691626 / -91.615920

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on Road
Location
Coralville, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67671, -91.59831   (decimal degrees)
41°40'36" N, 91°35'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/616671/4614831 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88177 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (247)
Bowstring truss (491)
Coralville, Iowa (7)
Iowa (6,268)
Johnson County, Iowa (181)
Lost (22,875)
Pony truss (15,816)
Replaced by new bridge (15,252)
Truss (31,620)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 11, 2020: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com