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St. Charles Pontoon Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

BH Photo #127812

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Short-lived pontoon bridge over the Missouri River at the foot of Adams Street in St. Charles
Location
St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Lost
History
Construction started 1888; opened to traffic June 1, 1890; destroyed by ice in November 1890
Builder
- John Enoch
Dimensions
Total length: 1,560.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78345, -90.47857   (decimal degrees)
38°47'00" N, 90°28'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719014/4295765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Charles
Inventory number
BH 38154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • November 26, 2008: New photo from James Baughn
  • November 17, 2008: New photo from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Joe Sonderman