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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
History
Built 1900
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 

  • 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