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Wiscotta Bridge (Original Location)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over South Raccoon River on G Trail
Location
Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated
History
Built 1879; Replaced 1996 and relocated to Adel, Iowa.
Builders
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Metal manufacturer)
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 157.2 ft.
Total length: 263.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57972, -94.18303   (decimal degrees)
41°34'47" N, 94°10'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401381/4603790 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redfield
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IA 131410 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 40608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that this is the original location of the Wiscotta Bridge
  • May 7, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Road Name
  • March 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Luke