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Etlah Bridge

Photos 

View Of Bridge, Looking Northeast From The South Approach

Photo taken 1988 by James Roach for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122520

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Big Berger Creek on Route B at Etlah
Location
Franklin County, Missouri
Status
Demolished 1988 after the construction of a new concrete bridge
History
Built 1894 by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced by a new bridge in 1988
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 164.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63982, -91.27582   (decimal degrees)
38°38'23" N, 91°16'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/650058/4278217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Berger
Land survey
T. 45 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 20
Inventory numbers
MoDOT W-179 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 21486 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 6, 2005: Posted additional photos

Sources 

  • HAER MO-39 - Big Berger Creek Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com