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IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #1

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Abandoned Little Sioux River Bridge #1

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2016

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BH Photo #372952

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 1886, trestle approaches rebuilt 1918
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
350' of ballasted deck timber trestle approach
1-125' Pratt through truss
102' of ballasted deck timber trestle approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 579.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
Also called
IC Bridge #T2.7
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.68477, -95.56985   (decimal degrees)
42°41'05" N, 95°34'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/289462/4729012 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherokee South
Inventory number
BH 54929 (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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