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Nora Springs Bridge

Photos 

1907 image

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #348668

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Rock Grove Street
Location
Nora Springs, Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1870; Replaced 1916
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14178, -93.00982   (decimal degrees)
43°08'30" N, 93°00'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/499201/4776559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nora Springs
Inventory number
BH 70811 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder per HAER article on another bridge
  • November 4, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 24, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • February 7, 2016: Added by Art Suckewer

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