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Haymaker Bridge

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #247725

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Marais Des Cynges River on CR 2418, 3 miles northeast of Foster
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1907, named after Haymaker's mill, which was just west of the bridge's location in the 1870's.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Main span: Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.9 ft.
Total length: 255.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19146, -94.48128   (decimal degrees)
38°11'29" N, 94°28'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/370283/4228095 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Home
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
MO 007-460004.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 37503 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2013: New photos from Karen Daniels
  • September 30, 2009: Updated by David Smothers: This bridge was demolished, and not replaced. The road leading to it is abandoned. Abuttments still exist, and pieces of the bridge still lie in the river.
  • November 8, 2008: Updated by David Smothers
  • October 3, 2008: Added by David Smothers

Sources 

  • David Smothers - davidsupreme [at] embarqmail [dot] com
  • Karen Daniels

Comments 

Haymaker Bridge
Posted January 14, 2015, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)

It looks like some vestiges of this bridge are still visible on the satellite view.

Haymaker Bridge
Posted July 17, 2012, by Kristen (Crickieflynn [at] aol [dot] com)

Hi!! Really interested in a photo of this bridge... Is that something you can send?