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Gentryville Bridge

Photos 

View Of East Portal And Approach, Looking West

Photo taken by April 3, 1990 by Phillip Geller, for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123831

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Grand River just west of Gentryville on Washington Street (CR 459), beyond the end of Route T
Location
Gentry County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1954, relocated to Gentryville in 1962, and replaced 1992
Design
Rivet-connected, 10-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 215.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13172, -94.35008   (decimal degrees)
40°07'54" N, 94°21'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/384977/4443251 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Albany South
Land survey
T. 62 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
MO 038-459000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21524 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-60 - Grand River Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com