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RI - IA2 Overpass

Photos 

East View

The old Rock Island ROW can be seen on either side of the Hwy 2, and the old bridge site is in the center.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in February 2013

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BH Photo #248514

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost TPG bridge over Highway 2 on former Rock Island Railroad
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1945, line abandoned 1980, removed 1983
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony/through girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73815, -92.69300   (decimal degrees)
40°44'17" N, 92°41'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/525920/4509734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moulton
Inventory number
BH 55519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Appanoose County, Iowa (63)
Built 1945 (277)
Built during 1940s (4,095)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,113)
Girder (10,247)
IA 2 (7)
Iowa (6,511)
Lost (24,769)
Lost 1983 (106)
Lost during 1980s (1,376)
Owned by railroad (12,432)
Railroad (15,438)
Through girder (3,813)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "IA 2", "Railroad"
  • February 11, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com