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Walnut Street Bridge (2nd)

Photos 

Walnut street Bridge

Looking south. The original Court street Bridge is in background.

Photo by Lost Des Moines

BH Photo #244786

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871, Replaced 1891
Builder
- Clinton Bridge Co. of Clinton, Iowa [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58752, -93.61721   (decimal degrees)
41°35'15" N, 93°37'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448555/4604164 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 54950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • July 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • April 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build & loss dates
  • December 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry
  • December 18, 2012: Added by Michael O'Brien

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