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Hanging Rock Bridge

Photos 

Published 1947

Photo courtesy of the Iowa City Press-Citizen

View this photo at newspapers.com

BH Photo #355419

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Red Star Route
Location
Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1903; Removed during the 1960s
Builders
- A.V. Sims of Iowa City, Iowa (Design)
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
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:
Amana
Inventory number
BH 57748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

A.V. Sims (1)
Built 1903 (477)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Iowa (5,824)
Iowa Bridge Co. (50)
Iowa River (126)
Johnson County, Iowa (160)
Lally columns (256)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1960 (31)
Lost during 1960s (410)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Red Star Route (2)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • 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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