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Green Street Bridge

Photo 

Courtesy of the Ottumwa Courier

BH Photo #508096

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Des Moines River on Green Street
Location
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1870; Washed out 1872
Builder
- King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 1,200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01420, -92.41301   (decimal degrees)
41°00'51" N, 92°24'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/549356/4540499 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottumwa North
Inventory number
BH 72320 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2021: New photo from Luke