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APNC - 243rd Avenue Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2785P

Photo taken by James Holzmeier Fall 1997

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #308192

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 243rd Ave. on APNC Railroad
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Appanoose County Community Railroad (APNC)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
38'6.75" Pony plate girder bridge with pile bent supports & steel abutments; 2 29'11" steel jack stringer spans on either side of main PPG span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.7 ft.
Total length: 95.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - 243rd Avenue Overpass
N&W - 243rd Avenue Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2785P
NS - 243rd Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86458, -92.82204   (decimal degrees)
40°51'53" N, 92°49'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/514997/4523740 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64047 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • December 27, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge dimensions
  • November 27, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • November 12, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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