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Nineveh Bridge

Photos 

View Looking Toward North

Photos taken September 1989 by Lloyd Grotjan for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123936

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Old Channel Chariton River on CR 175 east of Connelsville
Location
Adair County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1885; replaced 1989
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27365, -92.69046   (decimal degrees)
40°16'25" N, 92°41'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/526316/4458176 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Connelsville
Land survey
T. 63 N., R. 16 W., Sec. 9
Inventory number
BH 20691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-59 - Nineveh Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com