A combination of relatively long span length (for a pin-connected Pratt), an unusually narrow roadway width for a bridge of this type, and the sloped approach spans all combine to give this bridge a distinctively tall appearance. The fact that it sits in the middle of a flat agricultural landscape may add to the effect. The bridge is a very good example of its type, and is also notable as an early example of a bridge built by the American Bridge Company.
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