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Chelsea Bridge (1884)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #357851

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on T Ave
Location
Chelsea, Tama County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1884; Replaced 1907
Builders
- Keepers & Riddell Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90592, -92.39446   (decimal degrees)
41°54'21" N, 92°23'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/550223/4639507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chelsea
Inventory number
BH 64043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2021: Updated by Luke: Corrected build date & builder
  • December 3, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder per HAER article on another bridge
  • November 13, 2014: Added by Luke

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