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Lock Springs Bridge

Photos 

Side View Of Bridge, Looking Northwest

Photo taken Oct. 11, 1988, by Phillip Geller for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123971

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Grand River on CR 127 (Topper Road) west of Lock Springs
Location
Daviess County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1927 by Chillicothe Iron Co.; replaced 1990
Builder
- Chillicothe Iron Co. of Chillicothe, Missouri
Design
Main span: Riveted, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Approaches: Four riveted Warren pony trusses, two on each end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 408.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84479, -93.79702   (decimal degrees)
39°50'41" N, 93°47'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431812/4410834 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Breckenridge
Land survey
T. 58 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 10
Inventory number
BH 21412 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-45 - Lewis Mill Bridge
  • HAER MO-46 - Lock Springs Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com