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Wappapello Bridge


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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #107893



Lost through truss bridge over St. Francis River downstream from Wappapello Dam on CR 517
Wayne County, Missouri
No longer exists
Built 1911 by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 2008
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Pin-connected, 10-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 209.9 ft.
Total length: 242.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Also called
Davis Camp Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.92824, -90.26486   (decimal degrees)
36°55'42" N, 90°15'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/743616/4090406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
MO 111-069000.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 14495 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2013: New photos from Rusty Weisman
  • December 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 14, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: updated status on bridge
  • March 23, 2005: Posted new photos


  • Kim Harvey
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Rusty Weisman


Wappapello Bridge
Posted December 18, 2008, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

Well James at least you know now that the county removed the plaques and they were not stolen.

Wappapello Bridge
Posted July 27, 2008, by chalres havens (bbigcnote [at] hotmail [dot] com)

this bridge has been torn down and is being replaced by a modern concrete girder bridge

Wappapello Bridge
Posted March 23, 2008, by Karen

Yes, the pictures on here are copyrighted.

However, I do belive the webmaster has some for sale at lulu.com, I think.

Wappapello Bridge
Posted February 4, 2008, by Jayne Allison (henrijay48 [at] aol [dot] com)

Are the pictures of the Wapppello Bridge copyrighted and who took them.