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South Second Street Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on S Second Street
Location
Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74497, -95.55146   (decimal degrees)
42°44'42" N, 95°33'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/291170/4735651 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Cherokee County, Iowa (49)
Cherokee, Iowa (8)
Iowa (6,563)
Lost (25,749)
Owned by county (21,035)
Pony truss (16,407)
Pratt through truss (5,528)
Pratt truss (9,499)
Replaced by new bridge (17,389)
Through truss (15,460)
Truss (33,424)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • April 13, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

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

Comments 

South Second Street Bridge
Posted April 13, 2021, by Annalisa Young (Antiquefotos [at] aol [dot] com)

Thank you, the photos do say C&Y RR

South Second Street Bridge
Posted April 13, 2021, by Luke

Looks more like Spruce Street: https://bridgehunter.com/ia/cherokee/bh67926/

There WAS a bridge located here, I've just never been able to find conclusive imagery in Cherokee.