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RI - North Fox Creek Bridge

Photos 

South View

Looking south on Beechwood Ave. towards the old bridge site.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in February 2013

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BH Photo #248179

Map 

Description 

Total length is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost DPG bridge over North Fox Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Bridge removed, piers and abutments remaining
History
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
1 - 70' Deck plate girder
2 - 50' Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77937, -92.60679   (decimal degrees)
40°46'46" N, 92°36'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/533179/4514339 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris
Inventory number
BH 55347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added type
  • January 27, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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