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Backbone Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #373401

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Middle River on Road
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1878; Burned July 8th, 1914
Design
Town lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29735, -94.07184   (decimal degrees)
41°17'50" N, 94°04'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/410262/4572320 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winterset
Inventory numbers
WGCB IA/15-61-09x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 74831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,382)
Arsoned (31)
Built 1878 (105)
Built during 1870s (1,269)
Covered (1,964)
Destroyed by fire (236)
Iowa (6,793)
Lattice through truss (636)
Lattice truss (670)
Lost (28,489)
Lost 1914 (68)
Lost during 1910s (652)
Madison County, Iowa (67)
Middle River (Iowa) (36)
Through truss (16,792)
Town lattice truss (309)
Truss (35,469)
Wooden deck (6,161)

Sources 

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