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Wagon Bridge, Spanning Des Moines River, Boone, Boone County, IA



B&W Photos

HB417110
Barrel View, From West

HB417111
3/4 View Of West Truss, From Southeast

HB417112
3/4 View Of Second Truss From West, From Southwest

HB417113
Piers Beneath West Truss, From East

HB417114
Detail Of Connections, West Truss, From Southeast

HB417115
Detail Of Upper Chord Connections, From Southeast

HB417116
Elevation, From North

HB417117
3/4 View, From Southeast

HB417118
3/4 View Of East Truss, From Southeast

HB417119
Detail Of East Pier, From Southeast

HB417120
Detail Of Connections At East Truss, From Southeast


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Des Moines River, Boone vicinity, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IA-45
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N217).
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: This bridge is one of the few remaining large-scale wagon trusses in Iowa. A locally important crossing of a major river, it is one of the few multiple span pin-connected Pratt trusses remaining in the state. One of its four spans is a long-span Pennsylvania through truss, an important sub-type of the Pratt truss.

Related Names
Inland Steel Company
Iowa Bridge Company
Jones & Laughlin & Lackawanna Steel


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BARREL VIEW, FROM WEST
2. 3/4 VIEW OF WEST TRUSS, FROM SOUTHEAST
3. 3/4 VIEW OF SECOND TRUSS FROM WEST, FROM SOUTHWEST
4. PIERS BENEATH WEST TRUSS, FROM EAST
5. DETAIL OF CONNECTIONS, WEST TRUSS, FROM SOUTHEAST
6. DETAIL OF UPPER CHORD CONNECTIONS, FROM SOUTHEAST
7. ELEVATION, FROM NORTH
8. 3/4 VIEW, FROM SOUTHEAST
9. 3/4 VIEW OF EAST TRUSS, FROM SOUTHEAST
10. DETAIL OF EAST PIER, FROM SOUTHEAST
11. DETAIL OF CONNECTIONS AT EAST TRUSS, FROM SOUTHEAST


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