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Tama Bridge

Photos 

Bridge in 1918

Iowa Department of Transportation

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BH Photo #357853

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Location
Tama, Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1876; Abutment undermined during flooding & replaced 1917
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95286, -92.57830   (decimal degrees)
41°57'10" N, 92°34'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/534949/4644628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tama
Inventory number
BH 72736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2016: Added by Luke

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