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Sweetland Center Road Bridge

Photo 

Clipping courtesy of the Muscatine Journal

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BH Photo #453571

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Sweetland Creek on Sweetand Center Road
Location
Sweetland Center, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Collapsed
History
Built ca. 1894; Collapsed under heavy load 1936
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49776, -90.96194   (decimal degrees)
41°29'52" N, 90°57'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/670112/4596020 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,698)
Built 1894 (240)
Built during 1890s (3,017)
Collapsed (396)
IA 22 (14)
Iowa (6,555)
Lost (25,492)
Lost 1936 (95)
Lost during 1930s (667)
Muscatine County, Iowa (179)
Pony truss (16,343)
Pratt pony truss (3,682)
Pratt truss (9,428)
River-To-River Road (21)
Sweetland Center, Iowa (1)
Truss (33,215)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2019: New photo from Luke

Sources 

Comments 

Sweetland Center Road Bridge
Posted August 2, 2019, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

When I first saw the image, the beam above the dozer looked curved like a bowstring but I suspect that Luke is correct with Pratt pony.

Regards,

Art S.