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SW 9th Street Bridge

Photos 

1906

Raccoon River view

Photo taken by unknown photographer

BH Photo #249560

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Raccoon River
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1967
History
Built ca.1888; Replaced 1967
Design
Pratt through truss with pinned-connections
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57243, -93.62309   (decimal degrees)
41°34'21" N, 93°37'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448053/4602493 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 55663 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1888 (181)
Built during 1880s (1,645)
Des Moines, Iowa (110)
Iowa (5,783)
Lost (18,664)
Lost 1967 (37)
Lost during 1960s (406)
Polk County, Iowa (239)
Pratt through truss (4,597)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Raccoon River (82)
Replaced by new bridge (12,364)
Through truss (12,895)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • May 27, 2014: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • October 28, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: Added information including replacement date (1967)
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • February 27, 2013: Added by Michael O'Brien

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