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Buena Vista Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #531260

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 

  • May 13, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • 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

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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/