Rating:
4 votes

Sherman's Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #249613

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Grove Street
Location
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Stone arch
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Sherman Nursery Company Historic District
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06513, -92.68836   (decimal degrees)
43°03'54" N, 92°41'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/525374/4768094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charles City
Inventory number
BH 55676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,099)
Charles City, Iowa (14)
Deck arch (11,338)
Floyd County, Iowa (69)
Iowa (6,497)
NR-contributing (145)
Open (39,882)
Owned by city (5,399)
Stone arch (3,051)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2020: New photos from Lee Smith
  • August 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that the bridge is NR-contributing
  • May 27, 2013: Updated by Don Morrison: Edited and added info
  • March 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Don Morrison
  • Lee Smith - ljsmith_32 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sherman's Bridge
Posted November 14, 2020, by Don

Article suggests a 1902 build year for the bridge.

Sherman's Bridge
Posted November 14, 2020, by Don Morrison

Paul Rottinghaus has purchased the Sherman's Nursery property and plans to upgrade the warehouse building and fix up the bridges.

http://charlescitypress.com/charlescitypress/front/2020/11/1...

Sherman's Bridge
Posted April 11, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I agree Luke

Sherman's Bridge
Posted April 11, 2020, by Luke

I vote we make Lee's photo (#6) the default.

The postcard is nice, but Lee's photograph is nicer.