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Ballard's Bridge (Old)

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Courtesy of the English River Watershed Management Authority

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View this photo at englishriverwma.org

BH Photo #475625

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over English River on Pershing Highway
Location
Iowa County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Replaced 1929
Builders
- C.C. Keeper
- Clinton Bridge Co. of Clinton, Iowa [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.54082, -92.03112   (decimal degrees)
41°32'27" N, 92°01'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/580815/4599249 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81756 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added category "Clinton Bridge Co." based on plaque mentioning C.C. Keeper
  • July 7, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • June 5, 2018: Added by Luke

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