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7th Street Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Keokuk Daily Gate

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BH Photo #359859

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Soap Creek & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on 7th Street/US 136
Location
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931; Replaced 1974
Builder
- Gustaf Widell & Co. of Mankato, Minnesota
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
US136 Soap Creek Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39174, -91.39471   (decimal degrees)
40°23'30" N, 91°23'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/636243/4472474 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keokuk
Inventory number
BH 73042 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,515)
Built 1931 (875)
Built during 1930s (11,286)
Gustaf Widell & Co. (6)
Iowa (6,220)
Keokuk, Iowa (8)
Lee County, Iowa (58)
Lost (22,490)
Lost 1974 (59)
Lost during 1970s (631)
Owned by city (4,958)
Replaced by new bridge (15,028)
Steel stringer (5,669)