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Locust Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Locust Street Bridge

Photo by Des Moines Illustrated, 1909

BH Photo #244788

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Locust Street
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1909
Builders
- James Barney Marsh of North Lake, Wisconsin
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58830, -93.61774   (decimal degrees)
41°35'18" N, 93°37'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448511/4604251 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 51355 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 20, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "River To River Road"
  • December 18, 2012: New photo from Michael O'Brien
  • February 20, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Michael O'Brien