Rating:
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South Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #354241

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Apricot Avenue
Location
Dows, Franklin County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.65397, -93.48820   (decimal degrees)
42°39'14" N, 93°29'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/459984/4722505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dows East
Inventory number
BH 69021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

7-panel truss (530)
Dows, Iowa (3)
Franklin County, Iowa (27)
George E. King Bridge Co. (43)
Iowa (6,818)
Iowa River (138)
Lally columns (371)
Lost (29,916)
One-lane traffic (7,991)
Owned by city (6,162)
Pin-connected (5,031)
Pratt through truss (6,226)
Pratt truss (10,531)
Replaced by new bridge (20,348)
Through truss (17,796)
Truss (36,690)
Wooden deck (6,208)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

South Bridge
Posted August 4, 2022, by Luke

Geoff, the substructure in the card you added fits the East bridge, not the South.