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Castor River Twin Bridges

Photos 

H366R

Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #247742

Map 

Description 

Both bridges are typically configured examples of riveted truss types designed by the Missouri State Highway Department during the mid-1920s.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Castor River on MO 34 west of Grassy
Location
Bollinger County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by two concrete bridges
History
Built ca. 1924; replaced 1989
Design
H366R is a two-span Pratt through truss, H367 is a one-span Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.24684, -90.20355   (decimal degrees)
37°14'49" N, 90°12'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/748036/4125920 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gipsy
Land survey
T. 30 N., R. 8 E., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
H-366R
H-367
BH 20870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bollinger County, Missouri (49)
Built 1926 (751)
Built during 1920s (9,738)
Lost (23,716)
Lost 1989 (179)
Lost during 1980s (1,315)
MO 34 (11)
Missouri (6,236)
Owned by state (15,635)
Pratt through truss (5,263)
Pratt truss (9,103)
Replaced by new bridge (15,841)
Through truss (14,682)
Truss (32,183)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2013: New photos from Karen Daniels

Sources 

  • Karen Daniels