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SIRy - Chariton River Bridge

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Photo taken by Roger Puta; Uploaded to Flickr by Marty Bernard

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #396575

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Subdivided Warren through truss bridge over Chariton River on former Southern Industrial Railroad/Southern Iowa Railway
Location
Appanoose County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1900, closed due to severe fire damage 1966, demolished soon after.
Railroads
- Albia & Centerville Railway (A&C)
- Centerville, Albia, & Southern Railway (CA&S)
- Interurban
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Iowa Southern Utilities/Southern Industrial Railroad (ISU)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
- Southern Iowa Railway (SIRy)
- Southern Iowa Traction
Design
1 x 138' Subdivided Warren Through Truss
2 x Deck Plate Girder
Timber Pile Trestle Approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.0 ft.
Also called
Southern Iowa Railway Chariton River Bridge
Southern Industrial Railroad Chariton River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79036, -92.86177   (decimal degrees)
40°47'25" N, 92°51'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/511662/4515494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hiattsville
Inventory number
BH 58936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • December 6, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "interurban"

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