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Possum Branch Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Possum Branch on 1526 Road
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1900 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Builder
- Pittsburgh Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Riveted, 2-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19667, -94.33500   (decimal degrees)
38°11'48" N, 94°20'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/383101/4228478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Butler South
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
MO 007-466000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 43278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2009: Added by James Baughn