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Metcalf Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the Iowa City Press Citizen

View this photo at newspapers.com

BH Photo #513575

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1855; Destroyed by a spring flood 18XX
Builder
- Enos Metcalf
Design
Wooden Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65394, -91.53957   (decimal degrees)
41°39'14" N, 91°32'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621604/4612384 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,352)
Built 1855 (40)
Built during 1850s (484)
Destroyed by flood (600)
Enos Metcalf (1)
Iowa (6,791)
Iowa City, Iowa (68)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Lost (28,437)
Owned privately (1,927)
Through truss (16,752)
Truss (35,424)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2021: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke