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Eight Mile Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Oscar Grossheim. Image provided by Musser Public Library

View this photo at umvphotoarchive.org

BH Photo #239198

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Muscatine Slough on Brown House Road/Stewart Road
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Replaced
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Muscatine Road Bridge
Stewart Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31598, -91.15691   (decimal degrees)
41°18'58" N, 91°09'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/654267/4575473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Letts
Inventory number
BH 52419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,620)
Iowa (6,094)
Lost (20,679)
Louisa County, Iowa (65)
Muscatine Slough (4)
Pratt through truss (4,783)
Pratt truss (8,339)
Replaced by new bridge (13,545)
Through truss (13,551)
Truss (30,490)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped possible location using 1914 ISHC map
  • September 12, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 10, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • May 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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