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Blockton Bridge

Photo 

Blockton Bedstead Circa 1912

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BH Photo #383075

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Platte River on Road
Location
Blockton, Taylor County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61795, -94.48182   (decimal degrees)
40°37'05" N, 94°28'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374657/4497402 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blockton
Inventory number
BH 73021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bedstead Pratt pony truss (326)
Bedstead truss (496)
Blockton, Iowa (1)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,941)
Owned by city (4,547)
Pony truss (15,084)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,566)
Taylor County, Iowa (41)
Truss (29,550)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein

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