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Bourbeuse River Twin Bridges

Photos 

Real photo postcard

BH Photo #135234

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pair of through truss bridges over Bourbeuse River on US 66 (now I-44)
Location
Franklin County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1959
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43990, -90.90854   (decimal degrees)
38°26'24" N, 90°54'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682531/4256696 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moselle
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 1 E., Sec. 28
Inventory number
BH 41285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bourbeuse River (10)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Franklin County, Missouri (81)
Lost (20,712)
Lost 1959 (59)
Lost during 1950s (477)
Missouri (6,070)
Owned by state (14,600)
Pratt through truss (4,796)
Pratt truss (8,358)
Replaced by new bridge (13,576)
Through truss (13,570)
Truss (30,517)
US 66 (255)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2018: New photo from J Lance
  • March 10, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • March 9, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bourbeuse River Twin Bridges
Posted March 21, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Links in the comments below are dead. Here's a link to the page with the collection:

http://www.66postcards.com/postcards/mo/index42.html

Bourbeuse River Twin Bridges
Posted September 9, 2013, by Lyon Wonder (lyon_wonder [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I found a picture of these US-66 twin bridges at the time the I-44 bridge was under construction.

http://www.66postcards.com/postcards/new/MO046254.html

Bourbeuse River Twin Bridges
Posted October 13, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

http://www.66postcards.com/images/twinbridges.jpg

Bourbeuse River twin bridges

(Photo is copyrighted so I can't download it to put on website.)