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Coon Creek Bridge

Photo 

Coon Creek Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #499329

Description 

Plaque design identifies this as a product of either the Indiana Bridge Company or the Pan American Bridge Company.

Bridge may have been at 1st/170th Street

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Coon Creek on 2nd Street
Location
Traer, Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19156, -92.45547   (decimal degrees)
42°11'30" N, 92°27'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/544960/4671189 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93293 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana Bridge Co. (146)
Iowa (6,818)
Lost (29,894)
Owned by township (3,351)
Pin-connected (5,029)
Pratt through truss (6,223)
Pratt truss (10,529)
Replaced by new bridge (20,333)
Tama County, Iowa (111)
Through truss (17,777)
Traer, Iowa (9)
Truss (36,669)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • May 24, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com