Toston Bridge

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Also known as: 24BW814
Spanning the Missouri R, on abandoned segment of old US 287, at Toston, Toston, Montana

Through truss bridge over Missouri River on CR 415 (Old US 287) at Toston

Photos 

Toston Bridge Toston MT

View from the west

Photo taken by David Jones in June 2015

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Map 

Essay 

Written by David Jones

This riveted, steel, Warren through truss bridge was built to replace another bridge built in the 1890's that had become unsafe. It was completed in July 1920. In 1955, Highway 287 was rerouted and bypassed both Toston and the bridge.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 20, 2005
Reference number
05000720
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Warren through truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1919; 1920

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: Essay added by David Jones
  • December 2, 2018: New photos from David Jones

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