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River Junction Bridge

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Published by the Estherville Daily News prior to 1923

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BH Photo #411762

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on North Street
Location
River Junction, Washington County, Iowa, and Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1894; Removed 1942 for the War Effort
Builder
- Clinton Bridge Co. of Clinton, Iowa [also known as Clinton Bridge & Iron Works]
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49185, -91.50326   (decimal degrees)
41°29'31" N, 91°30'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/624939/4594440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Riverside
Inventory number
BH 71069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added cause of loss+date
  • May 17, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • November 23, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • September 8, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder