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3rd Avenue Bridge (Original)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #355252

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Avenue
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1872, Replaced 1911
Builders
- O'Hanlan & O'Hara (Substructure)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97535, -91.67028   (decimal degrees)
41°58'31" N, 91°40'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/610168/4647894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 56198 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder + added image
  • March 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Canton Bridge Co."
  • September 20, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed description from Pratt to Bowstring
  • May 6, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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