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Old Grade Road Bridge

Photos 

View Of Bridge, Looking Downstream From Northwest

Photos taken December 1988 by Lloyd Grotjan for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123948

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost skewed through truss bridge over North Fork Salt River (Brashear Ditch) on CR 285 (Old Grade Road) south of Brashear
Location
Adair County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1924; replaced 1989
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss with a 45 degree skew
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12938, -92.38330   (decimal degrees)
40°07'46" N, 92°22'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/552541/4442300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brashear
Land survey
T. 62 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 32
Inventory number
BH 20692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

7-panel truss (373)
Adair County, Missouri (61)
Built 1924 (721)
Built during 1920s (9,769)
HAER documented (1,105)
Lost (23,916)
Lost 1989 (180)
Lost during 1980s (1,329)
Missouri (6,262)
Owned by county (20,491)
Pratt through truss (5,285)
Pratt truss (9,137)
Replaced by new bridge (15,978)
Riveted (2,151)
Skewed (4,856)
Through truss (14,767)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,852)
Truss (32,311)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-47 - Old Grade Road Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com