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Lewis Mill Bridge

Photos 

Side View Of Bridge, Looking West

Photo taken Sept. 26, 1988, by Phillip Geller for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123958

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Grand River on CR 570 (July Avenue) west of Jameson, beyond the end of Route OO
Location
Daviess County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Completed Oct. 3, 1892, by the St. Joseph Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1989
Builder
- St. Joseph Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Joseph, Missouri
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 11-panel Pratt through truss
Northwest approach: Four steel beam spans, with a curve at the end
Southeast approach: 40-foot bedstead truss plus one steel beam span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 197.1 ft.
Total length: 399.5 ft.
Deck width: 16.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 27.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.99676, -94.03054   (decimal degrees)
39°59'48" N, 94°01'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/412028/4427905 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altamont
Land survey
T. 60 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 22
Inventory number
BH 21408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-45 - Lewis Mill Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com