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Johnstown Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in May 2017

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BH Photo #389423

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Deepwater Creek on 6484 Road
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Unknown status
History
Built 1899 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.30853, -94.08596   (decimal degrees)
38°18'31" N, 94°05'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/405055/4240606 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Johnstown
Land survey
T. 41 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
MO 007-248000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 44.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
50

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • June 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Johnstown Bridge
Posted May 7, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Old stone abutment remnants still under both ends. Very scenic spot.

Johnstown Bridge
Posted May 7, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Found it today. It lives. And is open to public.