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Spangberg Ford Bridge

Photos 

Spangberg Ford

Looking North, you can see the original abutment on the left.

Photo taken by Neil Krout in October 2015

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BH Photo #338657

Map 

Description 

Here is a link to the MoDot .pdf file for the bridge. It is "Bent 05". Scroll down in the .pdf file to read it's specifications.

http://epg.modot.mo.gov/documents/Historic_Bridge_Inventory/...

Facts 

Overview
Pin connected Pratt Truss bridge over Brush Creek on CR NW 901
Location
Benton County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new Low Water Crossing
History
Built 1907 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.45667, -93.43667   (decimal degrees)
38°27'24" N, 93°26'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/461900/4256575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln NW
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 34
Inventory numbers
MO 008-088001.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 38756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2015: New photos from Neil Krout
  • January 28, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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