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RI - Hazelton Creek Bridge

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Southern Abutment

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in June 2013

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BH Photo #255753

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Hazelton Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Hazleton, Buchanan County, Iowa
Status
Demolished with abutments and pier remaining
History
Removed ca. 1976 following abandonment of Rock Island RR line
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.0 ft.
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #496
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.62231, -91.90579   (decimal degrees)
42°37'20" N, 91°54'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/589732/4719454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hazleton
Inventory number
BH 56514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from track chart
  • June 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrcted city
  • June 8, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "railroad"

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