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RI - Lost Creek Trestle #2

Photos 

South View

The area where the bridge used to be was on the right. On the left are the local landowner's failed attempts at keeping culverts from getting washed out.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in September 2013

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BH Photo #271766

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lost Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1976
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
3 Panel Open Deck Pile Trestle
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #424
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.51748, -91.90638   (decimal degrees)
42°31'03" N, 91°54'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/589833/4707813 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hazleton
Inventory number
BH 57890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2013: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • September 8, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway", "railroad"

Sources 

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