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WCFN - Sans Souci Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #284302

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921, Replaced 1975
Builders
- George F. Scales of Waterloo, Iowa (Contractor)
- Thomas Edsall Rust of Saginaw, Michigan (Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Waterloo Railroad (WLO)
- Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway (WCFN)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.0 ft.
Total length: 440.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51075, -92.36521   (decimal degrees)
42°30'39" N, 92°21'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/552149/4706681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterloo North
Inventory number
BH 53282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • February 8, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder
  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Waterloo Railroad"
  • April 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • March 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added lost date range
  • August 27, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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