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Bridgeport Bridge, Spanning Skunk River, Denmark, Lee County, IA



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Location
Spanning Skunk River, Denmark vicinity, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IA-61
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N233).
National Register Number: 98000533
Significance: The main span of this bridge may be the longest pinned truss remaining in Iowa and serves as a well-preserved example of a Pratt truss subtype - the Pennsylvania truss. The bridge is significant for its role in the development of regional transportation in the Lee and Des Moines county area.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ELEVATION FROM WEST
2. BARREL VIEW FROM NORTH, MID SPAN
3. BARREL VIEW FROM NORTH
4. 3/4 VIEW OF SMALL TRUSS, FROM NORTHWEST
5. 3/4 VIEW OF SMALL TRUSS, FROM SOUTHWEST
6. DETAIL OF BOTTOM CONNECTIONS, FROM SOUTHWEST
7. DETAIL OF UPPER CONNECTIONS, FROM NORTH
8. DETAIL OF BUILDERS PLATE, FROM NORTH
9. DETAIL OF CONNECTIONS AT MIDDLE OF TRUSS, FROM SOUTHWEST
10. DETAIL OF PEDESTRIAN RAIL CONNECTIONS, FROM SOUTHWEST
11. BEARING PLATES OF BOTH TRUSSES, FROM WEST
12. UNDERSIDE, FROM NORTH
ELEVATION FROM WEST


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