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First Doniphan Bridge

Photos 

Postcard: Old and older

This postcard shows the first and second Doniphan bridges standing side by side

BH Photo #106988

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Current River at Doniphan
Location
Ripley County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1898 by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co. for $7870; replaced 1928 by a new truss bridge
Builder
- St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Two pin-connected, 12-panel Camelback Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.0 ft.
Total length: 1,647.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.61759, -90.83941   (decimal degrees)
36°37'03" N, 90°50'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/693212/4054625 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doniphan South
Inventory number
BH 22455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2005: Posted new photos

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