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Grand Avenue Bridge (Older)

Photos 

1916

Public Domain: Published prior to 1920

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BH Photo #253964

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Grand Avenue
Location
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1918
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58983, -93.61755   (decimal degrees)
41°35'23" N, 93°37'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448528/4604421 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines SE
Inventory number
BH 56263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Des Moines River (236)
Des Moines, Iowa (121)
Iowa (6,625)
Lally columns (318)
Lost (26,436)
Lost 1918 (34)
Lost during 1910s (555)
Polk County, Iowa (277)
Pratt through truss (5,647)
Pratt truss (9,685)
Replaced by new bridge (17,920)
Through truss (15,752)
Truss (33,918)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2020: New photo from Doug K
  • May 16, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

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