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River Street Bridge (1878)

Photo 

Photo taken by Samuel Root

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BH Photo #484814

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Howe through truss bridge over Iowa River on River Street
Location
Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878; Replaced 1888
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51763, -93.26818   (decimal degrees)
42°31'03" N, 93°16'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/477970/4707284 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,848)
Built 1878 (93)
Built during 1870s (1,160)
Hardin County, Iowa (88)
Howe through truss (462)
Howe truss (576)
Iowa (6,625)
Iowa Falls, Iowa (25)
Iowa River (133)
Lost (26,398)
Lost 1888 (8)
Lost during 1880s (84)
Replaced by new bridge (17,889)
Through truss (15,737)
Truss (33,898)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2020: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke