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Phelps Park Bridge

Photo 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #249779

Map 

Description 

An image I found on Flickr shows that this bridge has been replaced by a park-standard 2X4 bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29964, -91.79928   (decimal degrees)
43°17'59" N, 91°47'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597392/4794790 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decorah
Inventory number
BH 55711 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,293)
Decorah, Iowa (11)
Iowa (6,177)
Lost (22,106)
Park (270)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Timber stringer (3,685)
Winneshiek County, Iowa (89)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Confirmed from another postcard that the bridge is indeed located within Phelps Park.
  • March 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

City Park Bridge
Posted March 5, 2013, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Luke:

Having lived in Decorah briefly, I am thinking that this bridge may be in Phelps Park.