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Chaonia Bridge

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St. Francis River bridge at Chaonia Missouri

View of the Chaonia Bridge over the St Francis River (Wappapello Lake) March 16, 1943

USACE Memphis District, Photo 40991 by E. P. Burley, March 16, 1943

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BH Photo #329592

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over St. Francis River (now Lake Wappapello) near Chaonia Landing
Location
Wayne County, Missouri
Status
Destroyed during the creation of Lake Wappapello
History
Built 1905-06 by the Vincennes Bridge Co. for a cost of $2,849
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.97870, -90.32824   (decimal degrees)
36°58'43" N, 90°19'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/737813/4095845 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wappapello
Inventory number
BH 22790 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1906 (636)
Built during 1900s (7,365)
Camelback truss (378)
Lost (25,529)
Missouri (6,324)
Pin-connected (3,964)
St. Francis River (31)
Through truss (15,353)
Truss (33,252)
Vincennes Bridge Co. (119)
Wayne County, Missouri (54)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2015: New photo from Rusty Weisman
  • June 16, 2015: New photos from Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Wayne County Missouri - Pages 269-270
  • Rusty Weisman