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Daubersmith Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #352042

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Location
Winneshiek County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1872
Builders
- Peter Reis (Substructure)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Superstructure)
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Also called
Butz Mill Bridge
Ridgeway Bridge
Butz Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29903, -92.03643   (decimal degrees)
43°17'56" N, 92°02'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/578157/4794472 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cresco SE
Inventory number
BH 71882 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builders and build date from HAER data sheet on another bowstring in the same county
  • December 3, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added WIBCo. & mid 1870s build date based on design cues

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Historic Map Works - Warner & Foote 1886 Iowa State Atlas - Winneshiek County - Lincoln Township
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com