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Beliot Bridge (Old)

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Photo provided by the Doon Press/Dora Winkowitsch; Image courtesy of The Bridgehunter's Chronicles

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Description 

Information available per link: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2016/10/29/mys...

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Apple Avenue/ 283rd Street
Location
Beloit, Lyon County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1897 by the Clinton Bridge and Iron Works Company replacing a ferry. Replaced in 1971
Builder
- Clinton Bridge & Iron Works of Clinton, Iowa
Design
Pennsylvania through truss with pinned connections and M-framed Portal bracings
Dimensions
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.28095, -96.57785   (decimal degrees)
43°16'51" N, 96°34'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/696527/4794862 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83203 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder from Newspapers.com OCR text
  • May 16, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • October 23, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder to preexisting category
  • October 23, 2018: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Sioux City Journal from Sioux City, Iowa on February 16, 1897 ยท 2 - Tuesday, February 16, 1897 , FEBRUARY 1G, 1897. CASE OF THREE FRIENDS SEARLES AGAIN UNDER FIRE Sugar Trust Secretary-Treasurer Recalled ' by Legislative Probers. of the workingman. There is a law f,!: higher than the legislative. It n law of sup