Rating:
2 votes

Stanley Mill Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #272170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple hrough truss bridge over Iowa river on Stanley Mill Road
Location
Marshall County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Built by the county in 1884; Lost during an ice jam in 1984
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.11160, -93.02197   (decimal degrees)
42°06'42" N, 93°01'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/498183/4662166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
LaMoille
Inventory number
BH 52757 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,594)
Beam (13,546)
Built 1884 (150)
Built during 1880s (1,742)
Destroyed by collision (66)
Destroyed by ice (14)
Iowa (6,094)
Iowa River (129)
King Bridge Co. (311)
Lost (20,679)
Lost 1984 (82)
Lost during 1980s (1,132)
Marshall County, Iowa (85)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Pin-connected (3,634)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,903)
Through truss (13,551)
Timber stringer (3,520)
Truss (30,490)
Whipple truss (304)
Wooden deck (5,960)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited overview
  • April 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • June 26, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

Ice Jam Bridge
Posted June 27, 2012, by Fmiser (fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one has vertical members with the diagonals reaching beyond the neighboring vertical. This is a Whipple.

It's hard to distinguish between the near and far trusses, but if I'm seeing correctly those diagonals cross just one vertical making it a "plain", not a tripple whipple.

Ice Jam Bridge
Posted June 27, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Definitely a Whipple

Ice Jam Bridge
Posted June 27, 2012, by John Marvig (johnmarvig [at] chaska [dot] net)

I'm quite sure thats whipple...