Southern shore, left side bank, (looking northerly).
Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard in May 2005
BH Photo #284581
I learned of this bridge by an advertisement in the Hannibal Courier-Post, offering the bridge to any organizations interested in moving and preserving it. Sadly, the right parties were not aware of this at that time. Beautiful Bridge.
- Lost through truss bridge over North Fork Salt River on CR 472 beyond the end of Route HH
- Shelby County, Missouri
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1910 by the Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana at a cost of $2795; was named for Thomas Conboy, a local landowner of that period; Had beautiful diagonal lattice work and wooden deck; replaced 2006.
- - Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana
- Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 158.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
- Also called
- Salt River CR 472 Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.72063, -91.96328 (decimal degrees)
39°43'14" N, 91°57'48" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/588854/4397264 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Land survey
- T. 57 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 24
- Inventory numbers
- MO 102-320001.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21707 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- July 17, 2015: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
- May 31, 2014: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Added photo; update historical data; cost, add photo information detail.
- June 25, 2005: Posted new photos
- K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com