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Tayon Avenue Bridge

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Historical illustration

From between pages 58 and 59 of the book "Commercial and Architectural St. Louis" by George W. O'Rear, 1888. Captioned as "Tayon Avenue Bridge" with the notation "H.S. Hopkins & Co., builders."

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Facts 

Overview
Lost cable-stayed bridge over rail yard on Tayon Avenue (now 18th Street)
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882 by H.S. Hopkins & Co.; superstructure replaced 1908
Builder
- H.S. Hopkins & Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Four-tower cable-stayed
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.62376, -90.20814   (decimal degrees)
38°37'26" N, 90°12'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/743048/4278724 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cahokia
Inventory number
BH 74173 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2016: Added by James Baughn

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • HAER MO-10 - Eighteenth Street Bridge, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO