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Motor Mill Covered Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the Garnavillo Library

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BH Photo #488841

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Location
Motor, Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1868; Replaced 1899
Builder
- Edgar Partch (Stone Substructure)
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.80676, -91.35125   (decimal degrees)
42°48'24" N, 91°21'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634808/4740674 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,234)
Built 1868 (132)
Built during 1860s (708)
Clayton County, Iowa (124)
Covered (2,874)
Edgar Partch (1)
Howe through truss (597)
Howe truss (741)
Iowa (6,830)
Lost (30,609)
Lost 1899 (28)
Lost during 1890s (226)
Motor, Iowa (3)
Owned by city (6,194)
Replaced by new bridge (20,827)
Through truss (18,244)
Truss (37,289)
Turkey River (27)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added type and builder info
  • February 22, 2021: New photos from David Beck
  • January 16, 2021: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • David Beck