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Cedar River Bridge (1878)

Photo 

Cedar River Bridge (Old)

Ames Daily Tribune: August 23 1935

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BH Photo #456172

Facts 

Overview
Lost wooden truss bridge over Cedar River on River Road
Location
Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1936
History
Built in 1878; Collapsed in 1935
Design
Wooden through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20679, -92.79281   (decimal degrees)
43°12'24" N, 92°47'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/516830/4783799 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86683 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,316)
Built 1878 (105)
Built during 1870s (1,257)
Cedar River (Minnesota-Iowa) (136)
Collapsed (430)
Floyd County, Iowa (74)
Iowa (6,789)
Lost (28,382)
Lost 1935 (84)
Lost during 1930s (858)
Owned by state (16,548)
Through truss (16,709)
Truss (35,375)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff
  • September 14, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com