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Fonda Bridge

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The bridge this entry is for is in the background of the postcard

Photo Provided by Bree Anne Buckley

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BH Photo #273782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Road (Now named Bridge Street)
Location
Fonda, Pocahontas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1891; Replaced ?
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.58172, -94.85056   (decimal degrees)
42°34'54" N, 94°51'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/348142/4716026 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fonda
Inventory number
BH 59564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,183)
Built 1891 (183)
Built during 1890s (2,460)
Fonda, Iowa (3)
Iowa (5,787)
Lost (18,681)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Pin-connected (3,219)
Pocahontas County, Iowa (24)
Pratt through truss (4,598)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Replaced by new bridge (12,378)
Through truss (12,897)
Truss (29,443)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (285)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder + build date
  • February 5, 2014: Added by Luke Harden