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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #513062

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rappahannock River on Kings Highway
Location
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
9-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.30489, -77.45623   (decimal degrees)
38°18'18" N, 77°27'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/285230/4242498 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Fredericksburg, Virginia (9)
Lost (30,024)
Owned by city (6,160)
Pratt through truss (6,229)
Pratt truss (10,540)
Rappahannock River (12)
Replaced by new bridge (20,431)
Through truss (17,885)
Truss (36,793)
Virginia (1,423)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 6, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com