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Heath Ford Bridge

Photos 

Heath Ford Bridge

Partial collapse February 9, 1954 - Highway 35 (now 7) west of Warsaw

Missouri State Archives

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #449881

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Facts 

Overview
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River, on what is now MO 7 west of Warsaw
Location
Benton County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1908 by Joseph Dice for $5,820
Builder
- Joseph Dice
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 517.0 ft.
Also called
Heath Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23611, -93.41541   (decimal degrees)
38°14'10" N, 93°24'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/463645/4232094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warsaw West
Land survey
T. 40 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 24
Elevation
671 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 20854 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Benton County, Missouri (41)
Built 1908 (661)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Joseph Dice (14)
Lost (22,273)
MO 7 (6)
Missouri (6,136)
Osage River (27)
Owned by state (15,132)
Suspension (659)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,660)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • December 14, 2006: Added info from Darrin Williams

Sources 

  • Darrin Williams - DWilliams [at] Watlow [dot] com
  • Joe Sonderman