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IAIS - Raccoon River Bridge (Booneville)

Photos 

Photo taken by Kary Nieuwenhuis

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BH Photo #234683

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice truss bridge over Racoon River on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Booneville, Dallas County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled For Replacement
History
Built 1900, West Approach Rebuilt 2014
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
1-155', 1-150', 1-155', 1-145' Quadrangular Truss
2 Spans trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 632.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52245, -93.88963   (decimal degrees)
41°31'21" N, 93°53'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/425774/4597138 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waukee
Inventory number
BH 49366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 23, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 15, 2014: New photo from Lee Smith
  • April 29, 2014: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 22, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • November 11, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • July 24, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 23, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 7, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"
  • August 16, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • August 16, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Lee Smith - ljsmith_32 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes