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Veenker Memorial Golf Course Suspension Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in April 2014

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BH Photo #282536

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek on Golf cart path
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by an ugly MOB
History
Built 1938; Cable failed & bridge removed November 2014; Replaced April 2015
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03756, -93.65165   (decimal degrees)
42°02'15" N, 93°39'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/446063/4654151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 49586 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2019: New photos from Luke
  • November 9, 2015: Updated by Luke: Bridge replaced by an ugly MOB back in April after a cable failure in November 2014
  • November 8, 2015: Updated by Luke: Bridge replaced by an ugly MOB back in April.
  • March 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder + date
  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • April 20, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 24, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: added golf carts to the status description.
  • September 18, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 12, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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