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Iatan Bridge

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Photo courtesy of Lloyd, owner of bridge property in Iatan, MO

Photo courtesy of Lloyd, bridge property owner in Iatan, MO

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BH Photo #486835

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Wrought iron Queenpost pony truss bridge over Mission Creek on Macadow Street in Iatan
Location
Iatan, Platte County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1885 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 3-panel Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47490, -94.98231   (decimal degrees)
39°28'30" N, 94°58'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/329495/4371354 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weston
Land survey
T. 54 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
MO 083-016000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2020: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • December 28, 2018: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 28, 2018: New Street View added by Daniel
  • June 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Iatan Bridge
Posted December 13, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love the photos!

Iatan Bridge
Posted December 12, 2020, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Dig the cruciform outriggers also, no plaques either end

Iatan Bridge
Posted December 12, 2020, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Very fun visit today. Met Lloyd, the property owner who allowed me to photograph bridge, and shared his great old photo of the bridge possibly from 100-120 years ago, thank ya, Lloyd, great piece of history, and heck of an protective watch dog you have there protecting her!

Iatan Bridge
Posted December 28, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge is NOT demolished and I am unsure what the 2002 date refers to. It is clearly visible in images on Google.