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5th Street Bridge (Older)

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 5th Street
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1906; Destroyed 1953
Builders
- Clinton Bridge Co. of Clinton, Iowa [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
- James T. Ryan of Muscatine, Iowa (City Engineer)
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42964, -91.03749   (decimal degrees)
41°25'47" N, 91°02'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663977/4588311 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory number
BH 69931 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder