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Wilson Mill Bridge

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Overview
Bowstring through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Location
Lee County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1904
History
Built 1868, Replaced 1904
Design
two 120' Bowstring through trusses, plus one span of an unknown type and length
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79019, -91.36422   (decimal degrees)
40°47'25" N, 91°21'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638009/4516754 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville
Inventory number
BH 54995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,825)
Bowstring through truss (231)
Bowstring truss (466)
Built 1868 (95)
Built during 1860s (449)
Iowa (6,173)
Lee County, Iowa (58)
Lost (21,662)
Lost 1904 (22)
Lost during 1900s (277)
Replaced by new bridge (14,359)
Skunk River (32)
Through truss (13,903)
Truss (31,038)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge not open to traffic, was replaced over a century ago.
  • December 24, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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