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IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #2

Photos 

Quimby Rail Bridge

South Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2016

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BH Photo #372932

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Cherokee County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1887, trestle approaches updated 1960
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
125' of wooden trestle
1-150'Pratt through truss
55' of wooden trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 331.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Also called
IC Bridge #5.5
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.65481, -95.60427   (decimal degrees)
42°39'17" N, 95°36'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/286539/4725771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherokee South
Inventory number
BH 54928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 16, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 16, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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