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La Cygne Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Marais Des Cygnes River Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #513362

Description 

Appears to have been a very unusual non-continuous configuration with vertical endposts adjoining at the center pier.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes River on SH 152
Location
Linn County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
(1)10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
(1)9-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34466, -94.77120   (decimal degrees)
38°20'41" N, 94°46'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345218/4245541 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95458 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Kansas (3,271)
Linn County, Kansas (21)
Lost (29,047)
Lost 1938 (109)
Lost during 1930s (934)
Marais des Cygnes River (34)
Owned by township (3,304)
Pratt through truss (6,127)
Pratt truss (10,403)
Replaced by new bridge (19,747)
Through truss (17,180)
Truss (35,925)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • December 14, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com