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Unicorn Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in April 2018

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BH Photo #423319

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Thompson River on Unicorn Avenue
Location
Union County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98648, -94.08119   (decimal degrees)
40°59'11" N, 94°04'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/409050/4537819 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tingley NE
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 28 W.
Inventory numbers
IA 325510 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (485)
Abandoned (3,645)
Deck removed (43)
Iowa (6,496)
Owned by county (20,778)
Pony truss (16,180)
Pratt pony truss (3,636)
Pratt truss (9,292)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,427)
Thompson River (5)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,919)
Truss (32,770)
Union County, Iowa (43)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • November 20, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Changed name from 'unnamed creek'

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes