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485th Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken 1998 by Jason Smith

BH Photo #101870

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Old Channel West Fork Des Moines River on 485th Avenue just off CR B55, west of Rodman
Location
Palo Alto County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a modern bridge
History
Built ca. 1919; replaced 1999
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.01075, -94.62941   (decimal degrees)
43°00'39" N, 94°37'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/367210/4763297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Emmetsburg
Land survey
Nevada Township, Sec. 28
Inventory number
BH 14199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Des Moines River (217)
Iowa (5,790)
Lattice Railing (182)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1999 (409)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Palo Alto County, Iowa (20)
Pin-connected (3,222)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Lattice Railing", "Wooden deck", "Pin-connected"
  • January 10, 2006: Posted photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com