This bridge is a six panel pin connected Pratt through truss bridge. It features v-lacing on the verticals and under the top chord and end posts, as well as on the sway bracing. The portal bracing is a lattice design. The deck is wooden and the railings are channel railings.
Someone painted "Shoot" on the south side left end post on the bridge and an upward pointing arrow on the bridge. It was probably vandals having target practice on the plaque that is long gone off of this bridge, which photos from Gene Smania below show in place. Evidence of people shooting plaques has been found on other bridges documented by HistoricBridges.org. Vandalism toward historic bridges is intolerable and if anyone on the HistoricBridges.org team witnesses or discovers information on someone who vandalizes historic bridges, they will be reported to the authorities for prosecution. HistoricBridges.org encourages all other historic bridge enthusiasts to do the same. If the local kids want to have target practice, there are many other things that they could be shooting at. In the case of this bridge however, it did not matter in the long run. In ca. 2012, the bridge became victim to something far worse than vandalism: something for which calling the police does no good, although it is a crime against our nation's transportation heritage. This bridge, serving a ridiculously small Average Daily Traffic of 25 was demolished and replaced. This bridge was more that sufficient to handle the needs of 25 cars. It could have been rehabilitated to serve the needs of those cars for a cost similar or less than the cost of replacement.
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This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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