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Wilson Hollow Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken May 1992 by Lloyd Grotjan for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122709

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Big River south of Vineland on Wilson Hollow Road
Location
Jefferson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905-06 by the Joliet Bridge Co.; demolished in the 1990s and never replaced
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Pin-connected, 10-panel Parker through truss with a wooden deck overlaid with asphalt
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.9 ft.
Total length: 289.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.07574, -90.62727   (decimal degrees)
38°04'33" N, 90°37'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/708118/4216876 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tiff
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 4 E., Sec. 30
Inventory number
BH 21774 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

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Comments 

Wilson Hollow Bridge
Posted June 1, 2019, by Dana and Kay Klein

Big river crossing