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Vine Street Bridge

Photo 

Postcard

BH Photo #104097

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Black River on Vine Street in Poplar Bluff
Location
Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri
Status
No trace of old bridge visible
History
Built 1883, replacing an earlier wooden toll bridge built by Daniel Kitchen in 1868 which had collapsed. Closed to traffic in 1968 because of poor condition, and soon replaced by a new concrete bridge at the same location
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.75590, -90.38985   (decimal degrees)
36°45'21" N, 90°23'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/733003/4070971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poplar Bluff
Inventory number
BH 20971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Sources 

  • Complete History of Butler County - Pages 204 and 217