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Kellogg Bridge


Photo taken by Dave Darby

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BH Photo #240337


Through truss bridge over North Skunk River on Ridge Road in Kellogg
Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa
Built 1898; rehabilitated 1975, demolished 2014
- Marshalltown Bridge & Iron Works of Marshalltown, Iowa
Pratt through truss with Town Lattice portal bracing and pinned connections
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 240.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71358, -92.91157   (decimal degrees)
41°42'49" N, 92°54'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/507356/4617979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
T. 80 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 26
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
Inventory numbers
IA 197890 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2012)
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Update Log 

  • September 7, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • January 20, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added lost date
  • January 14, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • May 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "River To River Road", "Detroit, Lincoln & Denver Highway", "US 32"
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added category "Town lattice portal bracing"
  • September 28, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 3, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Adjusted the information



North Skunk River Bridge
Posted September 28, 2012, by julie bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Just up the road....and i never went there. Do we know who might have made it?

North Skunk River Bridge
Posted July 1, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)


Thanks for the additional information. I visited and photographed the bridge in 2008, but I was not aware of its past history as a major route carrier.

North Skunk River Bridge
Posted June 27, 2010, by Dave Darby (dwdarby [at] aol [dot] com)

This bridge is the original crossing of the River to River Road, Iowa Primary Road 7, the Detroit Lincoln Denver Highway, and finally US 32 before it and Kellogg were bypassed when 32 was paved in 1928.

Dave Darby

Executive Director Iowa Division

Route 6 Tourist Association