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Pelloux Bridge

Photos 

Historic Photo of Bridge at Original Location (View From South Toward North Portal)

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #240164

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Peloux Bridge was a pin connected, five panel, Pratt Pony Truss and was an early example of a common truss type bridge still in use in Wyoming. The bridge was fabricated by the Canton Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on the Clear Creek Trail (a pedestrian trail)
Location
Buffalo, Johnson County, Wyoming
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1912-13 by the Canton Bridge Co.; relocated 1986
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.34488, -106.70444   (decimal degrees)
44°20'42" N, 106°42'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/364141/4911591 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buffalo
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000425 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 53664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER WY-20 - Peloux Bridge, Spanning Clear Creek on County Road No. 40, Buffalo, Johnson County, WY