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De Witt Mill Bridge

Photos 

Overview (Looking Westward)

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #237329

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on an abandoned road
Location
Gage County, Nebraska
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1887 by the King Iron Bridge Co.
Builders
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
1-Span, 7-Panel, Pratt Through Truss
100 ft pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 255.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39190, -96.90410   (decimal degrees)
40°23'31" N, 96°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/677884/4473364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilber
Inventory number
BH 50276 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 19, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 11, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • November 20, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Historic Bridges of Nebraska - Info and Pic of Bridge
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com