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Trickum Road Bridge

Photos 

View Of East Approach, Looking West

Photo taken June 1990 by Ed Brummet for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #122532

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Heaths Creek on Trickum Road just west of the intersection between US 65 and Route BB
Location
Pettis County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1884-85 by the King Bridge Co. on the county seat road between Sedalia and Marshall. Relocated ca. 1920 a short distance to the southwest. Replaced by a new concrete bridge in 1991
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90410, -93.21505   (decimal degrees)
38°54'15" N, 93°12'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481353/4306156 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Longwood
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 27
Inventory number
BH 22303 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-64 - Trickum Road Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com