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CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N, Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by F.W. Mueller, photographer, 9-28-1914. Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #236308

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago Great Western Railway in Waverly
Location
Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1880; Collapsed 1914 during replacement
Railroad
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Thacher through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.73778, -92.46950   (decimal degrees)
42°44'16" N, 92°28'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/543423/4731833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Inventory numbers
WGCB 15-09-U01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 52361 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • October 7, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge was a Thatcher through truss
  • July 26, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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Comments 

CGW Cedar River Bridge (N)
Posted October 15, 2013, by Jason Smith (JDSmith77 [at] gmx [dot] net)

Any information on the bridge's history would be much appreciated, as I plan to add this in the Iowa bridges book project. Thanks! http://thebridgehunter.areavoices.com/2013/10/15/mystery-bri...