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Hanging Rock Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the Iowa City Press Citizen

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BH Photo #481365

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Red Star Route
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1901-3; Removed during the 1960s
Builders
- A.V. Sims of Iowa City, Iowa (Design)
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Red Star Route Iowa River Bridge
Oxford Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.79272, -91.78535   (decimal degrees)
41°47'34" N, 91°47'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600921/4627475 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 57748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2020: New photos from Luke
  • September 12, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • May 27, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • June 22, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • June 21, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • June 20, 2016: Updated by Luke: Photograph
  • September 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Historic name
  • April 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added road name from old atlas
  • August 24, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Comments 

Hanging Rock Bridge
Posted September 23, 2015, by Rayme Schuerer (rschuerer75 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Herd about this bridge when I was a little boy. Was wondering if there where any pictures of it. If so where could they be found.

Sincerly ray schuerer

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