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Calkins Avenue Pony Truss

Photo 

Provided courtesy of the Johnson County GIS System; Used under Fair Use

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BH Photo #486529

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on Abandoned Road
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built ?; Abandoned ?; Appears re-floored with new abutments in 2019 aerial pictometry
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51673, -91.78594   (decimal degrees)
41°31'00" N, 91°47'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/601303/4596832 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90135 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Iowa (6,793)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Open to authorized vehicles (354)
Pony truss (17,019)
Pratt pony truss (3,952)
Pratt truss (10,306)
Truss (35,507)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2020: Updated by Luke: Appears to have been re-built by a local landowner
  • August 2, 2020: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted August 4, 2021, by Luke

With updated aerial imagery, it's looking Queenposty, similar to the one at the Maple Avenue Greenhouse: https://bridgehunter.com/ia/washington/bh89278/

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 8, 2020, by Don Morrison

3 panel Pratt

8^P

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 5, 2020, by Will Truax (Bridgewright [at] ymail [dot] com)

I guess I'm gonna hedge my bet and go with Howe because QP's are double-dippers somehow, and with that so is my bet...

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 5, 2020, by Luke

If weather stays dry, I might swing by see if the road is truly abandoned/not blocked off+private.

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 5, 2020, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Call Vegas tell them we have a new betting game. My money's on Queenpost.

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 5, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

...that or a Queenpost

Calkins Avenue Pony Truss
Posted December 5, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Bowstring?