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College Creek Pony Truss

Map 

Description 

Location is based on the known location of the now-long-gone buildings.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge on Welch Avenue over College Creek
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1881; Replaced 1911
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02464, -93.64357   (decimal degrees)
42°01'29" N, 93°38'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/446721/4652712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 55514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,449)
Ames, Iowa (54)
Built 1881 (112)
Built during 1880s (1,711)
Iowa (5,959)
Iowa State University (19)
Lost (19,926)
Lost 1911 (28)
Lost during 1910s (368)
Pony truss (15,231)
Replaced by new bridge (13,199)
Story County, Iowa (148)
Truss (29,971)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • February 10, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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