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IC - Wapsipinicon River Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1920

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BH Photo #251169

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad
Location
Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1914
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss (2 spans of 6 panels each)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47779, -91.90029   (decimal degrees)
42°28'40" N, 91°54'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/590391/4703413 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory number
BH 55871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Buchanan County, Iowa (97)
Illinois Central Railroad (506)
Independence, Iowa (17)
Iowa (6,114)
Lost (20,978)
Lost 1914 (43)
Lost during 1910s (415)
Pin-connected (3,643)
Pratt through truss (4,823)
Pratt truss (8,402)
Railroad (14,206)
Replaced by new bridge (13,774)
Skewed (4,792)
Through truss (13,725)
Truss (30,722)
Wapsipinicon River (71)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2014: Updated by Fmiser: Removed from category, "pinned", added to category "pin-connected"
  • March 23, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from Warren to Pratt truss
  • March 22, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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