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Bennett Viaduct

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

Enlarge

BH Photo #327051

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt truss bridge over Des Moines River on South 3rd Street/G Street
Location
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1910, Center pier repaired 1941; Dismantled 1981.
Builders
- Brogan Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa (1949 Center Pier Repair)
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Third Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49856, -94.19609   (decimal degrees)
42°29'55" N, 94°11'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401718/4705826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Dodge South
Inventory number
BH 51414 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Brogan Construction Co. (2)
Built 1910 (1,136)
Built during 1910s (9,542)
Deck truss (1,696)
Des Moines River (228)
Fort Dodge, Iowa (29)
Girder (10,014)
Have street view (26,491)
Indiana Bridge Co. (130)
Iowa (6,384)
Lost (24,084)
Lost 1981 (85)
Lost during 1980s (1,335)
Plate girder (7,746)
Pratt deck truss (350)
Pratt through truss (5,310)
Pratt truss (9,172)
Through girder (3,681)
Through truss (14,843)
Truss (32,428)
Webster County, Iowa (86)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • February 26, 2016: Updated by Luke: Builder
  • October 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added alt name
  • October 7, 2014: Photo imported by Luke
  • November 16, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 17, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • February 23, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

Bennett Viaduct
Posted January 2, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thank you Luke! I do need to have a closer look. BSU has some neat stuff, including all of the drawings from the Indiana Bridge Company.

Bennett Viaduct
Posted January 2, 2020, by Luke

IDK if you know about the repository I found the most recent image in, Tony, but if not, happy hunting.