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Washington Avenue Bridge, Spanning Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, Main & St. Louis Streets, Sedalia, Pettis County, MO

Washington Avenue Bridge, Spanning Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, Main & St. Louis Streets, Sedalia, Pettis County, MO

 
 
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Significance: The Washington Avenue Bridge is a single-span, steel Pratt through-truss bridge with a wooden deck and walkway. While the Pratt was an extremely common type, the Washington Avenue Bridge is the only example of its specific design in Pettis County. Also, to date no Pratt truss bridge in Missouri has been entered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Survey number: HAER MO-29

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Sedalia (Mo.)38.70446, -93.22826
Google Map of 38.7044609, -93.2282613
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