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Gridley Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken April 1988 by John W. Gutowski for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #149868

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Grindstone Creek on Gridley Road, northwest of Cameron
Location
DeKalb County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1891-92 by the Dildine Bridge & Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1987; replaced 1994
Builder
- Dildine Bridge & Construction Co. of Cameron, Missouri [also known as Dildine Bridge Co.]
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 83.8 ft.
Total length: 112.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80452, -94.27044   (decimal degrees)
39°48'16" N, 94°16'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/391245/4406833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fordham
Land survey
T. 58 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
MO 032-458001.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2009: Posted HAER photos

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