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Mint Boulevard Troy Creek Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Chris Meiners in April 2016

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BH Photo #351201

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt pony truss bridge over Troy Creek on Mint Boulevard
Location
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Replaced/bypassed 1975
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.99175, -91.94592   (decimal degrees)
40°59'30" N, 91°56'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/588661/4538376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield South
Inventory number
BH 71687 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,770)
Fairfield, Iowa (7)
Iowa (6,610)
Jefferson County, Iowa (35)
Pin-connected (4,005)
Pony truss (16,521)
Pratt pony truss (3,733)
Pratt truss (9,588)
Truss (33,700)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (388)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder per design cues w/ assistance from Tony Dillon
  • September 1, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added link to imagery
  • April 3, 2016: Added by Chris Meiners