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CN - Drainage Ditch Trestle

Photos 

North Side/West Abutment

Looking east; high water is due to heavy rain that day.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in April 2013

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BH Photo #252589

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over drainage ditch on Canadian National Railway
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
11'H X 65'L Ballasted Deck Pile Trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47689, -91.95427   (decimal degrees)
42°28'37" N, 91°57'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/585955/4703256 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory number
BH 56063 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info
  • April 19, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Ballasted Deck"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com