Rating:
5 votes

Gunderson Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2007

Enlarge

BH Photo #111414

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Modern bowstring pony truss bridge over Trout Run on Trout Run Trail just east of Freeport Bridge at Trout Run Park in Decorah
Location
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 2007 by Big R Construction Englewood, CO.
Design
Modern bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29080, -91.75840   (decimal degrees)
43°17'27" N, 91°45'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/600722/4793856 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decorah
Inventory number
BH 36196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2010: New photo from Ruth Reynolds
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates
  • October 5, 2009: New photos from Jason Smith
  • February 6, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Gunderson Bridge
Posted January 27, 2015, by Anonymous

I guess that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I don't see any beauty to this MOB, but I suppose that is just my personal opinion.

Gunderson Bridge
Posted January 26, 2015, by Gil Graham (rgg [at] reagan [dot] com)

BEAUTIFUL bowstring pony truss bridge.

Gunderson Bridge
Posted August 27, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Can't help but think how much better it would have been to use the Turkey River Bowstring here instead of this modern piece of junk.........