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Calliope Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #349104

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Johnson Street
Location
Calliope, Sioux County, Iowa, and Union County, South Dakota
Status
Removed; A lally column remains
History
Built ?; Repaired/Lally column built 1895; 100' Pratt added 1907; Removed ca. 1969
Design
Pratt through truss
100' Pratt through truss
Also called
Johnson Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.01046, -96.49260   (decimal degrees)
43°00'38" N, 96°29'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/704343/4765027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hawarden North
Inventory number
BH 71049 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2018: Updated by Luke: Edited name to common name; Added lally column construction year, Approach truss construction year, and loss date
  • May 24, 2018: New photo from David Shedlock
  • May 23, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer