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Buena Vista Bridge

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Photo Courtesy of Central Community Historical Museum

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View this photo at jbrassardjrcom.wordpress.com

BH Photo #440098

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Road
Location
Buena Vista, Clinton County, Iowa, and Scott County, Iowa
Status
Collapsed during removal
History
Built 1894; Abandoned 1967; Collapsed during removal 1968
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73552, -90.73483   (decimal degrees)
41°44'08" N, 90°44'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/688376/4622891 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 6, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added build date guesstimate from news article
  • December 29, 2018: New photos from Luke

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Buena Vista Bridge
Posted July 6, 2020, by Luke

Found the article the now-gone blog hosted a clipping of.

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/305057000/