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WCFN - Sans Souci Bridge (Old)

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Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (WCF&N)
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897; Replaced 1921
Builders
- James Barney Marsh of North Lake, Wisconsin (Erection)
- Universal Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Fabrication)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway (WCFN)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51099, -92.36427   (decimal degrees)
42°30'40" N, 92°21'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/552226/4706708 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterloo North
Inventory number
BH 56029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 7, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • September 6, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • November 9, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • April 14, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • The Courier from Waterloo, Iowa on March 17, 1897 ยท 7 - Wednesday, March 17, 1897 xtension is Made and Cedar Falls Route U Decided Upon. THROUGH CEDAR RIVER PARK It Enters Cedar Falls at 14th St. Depot Will Be Built in the Business Center of the City. any other or 'differed proposition to compete wit