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Simpson Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by the Musser Public Library. Part of the E. L. Graham Collection.

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BH Photo #337681

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lucas Grove Road
Location
Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Removed 1941
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
White Bridge
Muscatine-Des Moines Shortline Cedar River Bridge
Lucas Grove Road Cedar River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45541, -91.21841   (decimal degrees)
41°27'19" N, 91°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/648800/4590845 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine NW
Inventory number
BH 57694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • October 26, 2015: New photos from Scott A Peters
  • September 15, 2015: Updated by Luke: Image + Builder
  • September 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added historic names and removal date
  • August 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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