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Plattsmouth in Cass County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Plattsmouth Bridge 1930

 
 
Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
1. Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 Marker
Inscription.
This Property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Plattsmouth Bridge 1930
The bridge was built to replace the ferry service that had started in 1848. It was a reinforced concrete structure with seven steel cantilevered spans. The Omaha Steel Works Company were the engineers of the project. In 2008 it was extensively rebuilt and reproductions of the original ornamental lights were installed. It is 140 feet above the water.
 
Location. 41° 0.016′ N, 95° 52.116′ W. Marker is in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, in Cass County. Marker is on Livingston Highway (U.S. 34), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at the southwest corner of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsmouth NE 68048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blake Building (approx. one mile away); Excelsior Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Drew/Weckbach (approx. 1.1 miles away); Vienna Bakery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wetenkamp Building (approx. 1.1 miles
Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
2. Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 Marker
away); Budweiser Building 1888 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Company A – First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plattsmouth.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Plattsmouth Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
3. Plattsmouth Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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