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Tavener's Bridge (Old)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on 5th Avenue
Location
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1913
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.30597, -91.80828   (decimal degrees)
43°18'22" N, 91°48'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/596652/4795483 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decorah
Inventory number
BH 68690 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,600)
Beam (13,552)
Built 1895 (247)
Built during 1890s (2,655)
Decorah, Iowa (11)
Iowa (6,096)
Lost (20,698)
Lost 1913 (83)
Lost during 1910s (398)
Pin-connected (3,634)
Pratt through truss (4,789)
Pratt truss (8,350)
Replaced by new bridge (13,564)
Through truss (13,562)
Timber stringer (3,521)
Truss (30,505)
Upper Iowa River (31)
Winneshiek County, Iowa (88)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Tavener's Bridge (Old)
Posted February 25, 2017, by Don Morrison

Dana; your picture is of Twin Bridges, on 5th Street north northeast of town, see the Twin Bridges entry on Bridgehunter, also the Bluffs along the river match the 5th Street location.