Old Appleton Bridge

Old Appleton Bridge is a historic Pratt Truss Iron Bridge located at Old Appleton, Cape Girardeau County and Perry County, Missouri. It was built in 1879, and consists of a wrought iron, pin-connected, Pratt through truss main span, with two pin-connected, three panel Pratt pony-truss approach spans. It rests on limestone block masonry piers. The total length of the bridge is 161 feet (49 m).[2]:5–6

Old Appleton Bridge
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
LocationMain Street over Apple Creek, Old Appleton, Missouri
Coordinates37°35′58″N 89°42′50″W
Arealess than one acre
Built1879 (1879)
Built bySebastian, H.W. & Co.
Architectural stylePratt Truss Iron Bridge
NRHP reference No.09000648[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 25, 2009

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

See also

  •  Transport portal
  •  Engineering portal
  •  United States portal
  •  National Register of Historic Places portal


  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. Alyssa S. Phares and Sabrina E. Malone (August 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Old Appleton Bridge" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
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