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Flat River Bridge

Photos 

Historic postcard

Images submitted by Bettye Warner

BH Photo #107110

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span pony truss bridge over Flat River on Main Street (now MO 32) in Flat River (now Park Hills)
Location
Park Hills, St. Francois County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1928
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84937, -90.51718   (decimal degrees)
37°50'58" N, 90°31'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/718446/4192007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flat River
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 5 E., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 22604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Lost (20,248)
Lost 1928 (31)
Lost during 1920s (337)
Missouri (6,055)
Park Hills, Missouri (8)
Pony truss (15,290)
Pratt pony truss (3,276)
Pratt truss (8,280)
Replaced by new bridge (13,363)
St. Francois County, Missouri (77)
Truss (30,168)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2005: Posted postcard from Bettye Warner

Sources 

  • Bettye Warner - bkwofc [at] i1 [dot] net
  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com