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Old Bonne Terre Road Bridge

Photos 

Historic postcard

This image, submitted by Bettye Warner, is captioned "Wagon Bridge over Big R., Desloge, Mo."

BH Photo #107116

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost bridge over Big River between Desloge and Bonne Terre on Old Bonne Terre Road
Location
Desloge, St. Francois County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a modern bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced in 1982
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.89017, -90.52712   (decimal degrees)
37°53'25" N, 90°31'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/717452/4196512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonne Terre
Inventory number
BH 22607 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2006: Posted photos from Bettye Warner

Sources 

  • Bettye Warner - bkwofc [at] i1 [dot] net