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Perkins Park Bridge

Photos 

From the park road

Photo taken by Clark Vance in September 2015

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BH Photo #337778

Map 

Description 

The bridge sits on steel columns which appear to be driven. A single bolt holds the bearing plate to the top of the column.

Facts 

Overview
Relocated pony truss bridge over Horse Fork at Perkins Park in Plattsburg
Location
Plattsburg, Clinton County, Missouri
Status
Closed, missing approaches and deck
Design
Warren pony truss with riveted angle iron
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56376, -94.44187   (decimal degrees)
39°33'50" N, 94°26'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/376140/4380333 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plattsburg
Land survey
T. 55 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 24
Inventory number
BH 57765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2015: New photos from Clark Vance
  • September 19, 2015: Updated by James Baughn: Field report indicates this is NOT a Baltimore bedstead as first thought
  • August 25, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com