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Roberts Bluff Bridge

Photos 

Bridge Looking Upstream From The East

Photo taken Fall 1987 by Lloyd Grotjan for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122448

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Lamine River on Buffalo Prairie Drive south of Blackwater
Location
Cooper County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1988
History
Built 1904 by A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City
Builder
- A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 10-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92173, -92.98244   (decimal degrees)
38°55'18" N, 92°58'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/501522/4308090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pilot Grove North
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 22
Inventory number
BH 21363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-33 - Roberts Bluff Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com