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Cox Ford Bridge

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View from southeast

Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2010

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BH Photo #164215

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Facts 

Overview
Lost wrought iron through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Bonanza Road
Location
Caldwell County, Missouri
Status
Caldwell County removed bridge and has it in storage.
History
Built 1888 by the King Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Pin-connected, wrought iron, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 193.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64253, -93.99156   (decimal degrees)
39°38'33" N, 93°59'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/414920/4388552 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton East
Land survey
T. 56 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
MO 013-342002.8 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42723 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Bridge is gone - Caldwell County has it in storage. Hopefully they do something good with it.
  • November 26, 2015: This bridge appears to be gone on aerial imagery
  • May 5, 2010: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Cox Ford Bridge
Posted November 30, 2015, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Does anyone have a source for the fact that this is in storage? I was told that it had been scrapped.