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Folsom Pontoon Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the Iowa City Press Citizen

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BH Photo #513578

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pontoon bridge over Iowa River on National Road
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1854; Replaced with a permanent structure 1856
Builder
- Gilman Folsom of Iowa City, Iowa
Design
Pontoon
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66122, -91.54127   (decimal degrees)
41°39'40" N, 91°32'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621448/4613191 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95512 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2021: New photos from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke