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Moody Ford Bridge

Photos 

Barrel View Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #143451

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge formerly over North Fork Spring River on SW 60th Road (CR 432)
Location
Barton County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on a private lane
History
Built 1884 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1998; relocated to private property in Nov. 1999
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.4 ft.
Also called
Esrom Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41452, -94.30826   (decimal degrees)
37°24'52" N, 94°18'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/384228/4141661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamar South
Land survey
T. 31 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 23
Inventory numbers
MO 006-432002.8 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 36121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2009: New photos from Rick Mattioni

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