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Elk Fork Bridge

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Overview
Lost wrought-iron pony truss bridge over Elk Fork Creek on 15004 Road
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1884 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1992
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43328, -94.17734   (decimal degrees)
38°25'60" N, 94°10'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/397242/4254546 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dayton
Land survey
T. 42 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 18
Inventory numbers
MO 007-104000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 39024 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn