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6th Avenue Bridge (Older)

Photo 

illustration of the first 6th Avenue Bridge.

1890's directory.

Photo taken by Michael O'Brien

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BH Photo #429648

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 6th Avenue
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886, Replaced 1906
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61369, -93.62519   (decimal degrees)
41°36'49" N, 93°37'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/447910/4607075 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SW
Inventory number
BH 58532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,447)
Built 1886 (178)
Built during 1880s (1,710)
Des Moines River (223)
Des Moines, Iowa (112)
Iowa (5,959)
Lost (19,910)
Lost 1906 (23)
Lost during 1900s (245)
Pin-connected (3,552)
Polk County, Iowa (247)
Pratt through truss (4,717)
Pratt truss (8,206)
Relocated (684)
Replaced by new bridge (13,184)
Through truss (13,224)
Truss (29,962)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2018: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • October 25, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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