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Thoma's Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2020

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BH Photo #466487

Description 

Chatted with the younger aged farmer on property and bridge has been there as long as he could remember, but knew that it had been moved from a nearby county road.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Tete des Morts Creek on Thoma's Road
Location
Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.35448, -90.54417   (decimal degrees)
42°21'16" N, 90°32'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702259/4692055 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Motte
Land survey
T. 87 N., R. 4 E., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 65644 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Iowa (6,793)
Jackson County, Iowa (78)
Open (40,968)
Pony truss (17,012)
Pratt pony truss (3,951)
Pratt truss (10,300)
Truss (35,472)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2020: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 9, 2017: Updated by Julie Bowers: Changed name to reflect local comment correction.
  • January 24, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

Comments 

Thomas Road Bridge
Posted April 8, 2017, by Ann Thoma-Schloz

it's not Thomas Rd actualy it's Thoma's Rd. The bridge orginnally spanned Old Mill creek east of LaMote, Iowa.