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Steamboat Rock Bridge

Photo 

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Location
Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ?; Replaced 1935
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio (Possible Builder)
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40711, -93.07085   (decimal degrees)
42°24'26" N, 93°04'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/494169/4694981 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steamboat Rock
Inventory number
BH 55425 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added possible builder
  • February 2, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Steamboat Rock Iowa River Bowstring
Posted November 29, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This may be a Smith Bridge Company bowstring. Similar bridge: http://www.historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowse...