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Cedar Valley Nature Trail - Lime Creek Bridge

Photos 

CVNT Bridge

View of the West side

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #255032

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lime Creek on Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1914
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
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.31317, -91.99323   (decimal degrees)
42°18'47" N, 91°59'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/582968/4685038 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheney
Inventory number
BH 56018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Waterloo Railroad"
  • May 31, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • April 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • PDF - Images on pages 16 & 17
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com