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Blackford Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on McGregor Street
Location
Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced ca 1942
Builder
- A.H. Austin of Webster City, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
First Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06691, -94.24860   (decimal degrees)
43°04'01" N, 94°14'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/398338/4769001 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

A.H. Austin (6)
Algona, Iowa (8)
Des Moines River (216)
Iowa (5,678)
Kossuth County, Iowa (26)
Lost (17,881)
Lost 1942 (20)
Lost during 1940s (227)
One-lane traffic (7,395)
Pin-connected (2,795)
Pratt through truss (4,476)
Pratt truss (7,648)
Replaced by new bridge (11,714)
Through truss (12,692)
Truss (28,920)
Wooden deck (5,827)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added

Sources 

  • Luke