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Lincoln Highway South Skunk River (Old Channel) Bridge

Photo 

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #256947

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River (old channel) on Lincoln Highway
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flood
History
Lost to flooding in 1918
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02199, -93.59560   (decimal degrees)
42°01'19" N, 93°35'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450690/4652388 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames East
Inventory number
BH 49249 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Ames, Iowa (54)
Destroyed by flood (338)
Iowa (5,828)
Lincoln Highway (138)
Lost (18,949)
Lost 1918 (21)
Lost during 1910s (336)
Pony truss (15,088)
Queenpost truss (214)
South Skunk River (48)
Story County, Iowa (148)
Truss (29,557)
US 30 (84)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: South Skunk
  • June 21, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • August 24, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • July 29, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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