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BN - Chariton River Bridge

Description 

Total length is approximate.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chariton River on former Burlington Northern Railroad
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Line abandoned 1981, bridge removed shortly thereafter.
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
1 - 132' Through Truss
35 Panel Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 132.0 ft.
Total length: 762.0 ft.
Also called
CB&Q - Chariton River Bridge
CB&Q Bridge 80.19
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63862, -92.72980   (decimal degrees)
40°38'19" N, 92°43'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/522848/4498676 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moulton
Inventory number
BH 56049 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from track chart
  • April 16, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Burlington Northern Railroad", "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad", "railroad"

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