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Schneider's Ford Bridge

Photos 

Distant View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast

Photos taken July 1988 by Lloyd Grotjan

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122462

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Moreau River on Bald Hill Road, southeast of Jefferson City
Location
Cole County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1897-98 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1979; replaced 1988
Builder
- Youngstown Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Camelback truss with 4-slopes.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.52379, -92.13734   (decimal degrees)
38°31'26" N, 92°08'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/575197/4264285 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson City
Land survey
T. 44 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 23
Inventory number
BH 21330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-42 - Schneider's Ford Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com