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Ivanhoe Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #335672

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Location
Ivanhoe, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1877, Southwest part of the bridge rebuilt 1910-12 with a Pratt truss; Replaced 1946
Builders
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa (1910 Pratt truss)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (1877 Bowstring trusses)
Design
4 Bowstring through trusses (Originally 5)
1 Pratt truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88282, -91.46501   (decimal degrees)
41°52'58" N, 91°27'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/627358/4637905 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Inventory number
BH 63290 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date + info
  • October 2, 2014: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Ivanhoe Bridge
Posted July 1, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

That's an impressive bowstring Luke!