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IANR - Cedar River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Richard Scott Marsh

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BH Photo #253068

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Iowa Northern Railway
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901; Collapsed 2008 and Rebuilt
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Iowa Northern Railroad (IANR)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 730.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Cedar River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49488, -92.33528   (decimal degrees)
42°29'42" N, 92°20'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/554621/4704939 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterloo South
Inventory number
BH 52669 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 1, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 27, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited Name: Union Pacific RR is actual owner of the bridge
  • May 1, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • March 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected Location
  • October 24, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 23, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Edited title based on IANR being the correct abbreviation for Iowa Northern
  • June 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • RailPictures.net - Bridge following collapse in 2008
  • RailPictures.net - 1st revnue train to cross re-opened bridge
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com