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CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N)

Photo 

House built on North abutment

Courtesy of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

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BH Photo #512492

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (CGW)
Location
Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Built 1885 at St Paul; Relocated here 1914, Line abandoned & bridge removed1950
Railroad
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73778, -92.46949   (decimal degrees)
42°44'16" N, 92°28'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543424/4731832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Inventory number
BH 56021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bremer County, Iowa (58)
Built 1914 (848)
Built during 1910s (9,970)
Cedar River (Minnesota-Iowa) (136)
Chicago Great Western Railway (201)
Deck girder (6,303)
Girder (11,169)
Have street view (28,909)
Iowa (6,793)
Lost (28,489)
Plate girder (8,724)
Pratt through truss (6,057)
Pratt truss (10,299)
Railroad (16,459)
Relocated (1,035)
Through truss (16,792)
Truss (35,469)
Waverly, Iowa (12)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • December 14, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added abandonment/likely removal date
  • April 14, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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