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Mt. Auburn Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #322820

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Location
Benton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca 1889; Lost 1929
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
(3)7-panel, Pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29255, -92.06114   (decimal degrees)
42°17'33" N, 92°03'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/577397/4682685 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brandon
Inventory number
BH 67075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added ca. build date & lost date
  • September 13, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • September 13, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com