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Medicine Bow River Bridge

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Description 

Single-span, steel pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss top chords: two channels w/ cover plates and lacing; bottom chords: paired rectangular eyebars; verticals: two channels w/ lacing; diagonals: paired rectangular eyebars; struts: angle; lateral and sway bracing: round bars; angle guardrails. - http://npgallery.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Text/64000970.pdf

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Medicine Bow River on County Road 291
Location
Carbon County, Wyoming
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; replaced 1983
Builder
- Charles G. Sheely of Denver, Colorado
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 178.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00993, -106.51346   (decimal degrees)
42°00'36" N, 106°30'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/374677/4651987 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com