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Ford Bridge

Photo 

Incorrectly captioned as being the South River.

Taken for the defunct ACME Newspictures; Used under Fair Use

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BH Photo #507614

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Ford Road
Location
Freel, Polk County, Iowa, and Warren County, Iowa
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built ?; Removed ca. 1964
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49501, -93.38283   (decimal degrees)
41°29'42" N, 93°22'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/468045/4593780 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94393 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Camelback truss (414)
Des Moines River (238)
Destroyed by flood (611)
Ford, Iowa (1)
Freel, Iowa (1)
Iowa (6,793)
Lost (28,493)
Lost 1964 (96)
Lost during 1960s (933)
Owned by county (21,611)
Pin-connected (4,700)
Polk County, Iowa (281)
Pony truss (17,012)
Through truss (16,795)
Truss (35,472)
Warren County, Iowa (57)
Warren pony truss (3,559)
Warren truss (7,003)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • September 17, 2021: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke