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Douds Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #373964

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Location
Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1898; Replaced 1954
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Pennsylvania through truss with camelback features
Also called
Leando Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83615, -92.08868   (decimal degrees)
40°50'10" N, 92°05'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/576833/4520967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Douds
Inventory number
BH 64305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 22, 2015: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated truss type according to photo in history book recently purchased

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