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Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert

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

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BH Photo #234100

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hackett Road on Trail
Location
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1916
Builders
- Gould Construction Co. of Davenport, Iowa
- Thomas Edsall Rust of Saginaw, Michigan (Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
- Waterloo Railroad (WLO)
- Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway (WCFN)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
WCFN - Hackett Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51766, -92.39660   (decimal degrees)
42°31'04" N, 92°23'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/549565/4707430 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Falls
Inventory number
BH 52742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2019: New photo from Matthew Baumann
  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 13, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Waterloo Railroad"
  • October 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Interurban"
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • June 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Waterloo, Cedar Falls, & Northern Railway"

Sources 

Comments 

Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge
Posted September 3, 2019, by Anonymous

...It's already listed as being part of that trail.

Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge
Posted September 3, 2019, by Matthew Baumann

Bridge is part of the “Trolley Trail” walking/ biking trail in Waterloo, Iowa.

Formerly the interurban trolley route of the defunct Cedar Falls, Waterloo, & Northern Railroad.

https://www.traillink.com/trail/trolley-trail-(waterloo)/

Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge
Posted April 29, 2019, by Luke

Bridge got a fresh WW1 "dazzle" camo-inspired paintjob from the local "Youth Art Team" to cover up graffiti:

https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/youth-art-team-dazzles-tro...