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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 Ioway (Formerly Squaw) Creek on Veenker Memorial Golf Course 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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