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RI - Soap Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dan Tracy in April 1983

Enlarge

BH Photo #372590

Map 

Description 

All lengths are approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost Subdivided warren through truss bridge over Soap Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Location
Davis County, Iowa
Status
Piers and abutments remaining
History
Abandoned and removed 1983
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
1 - 127' Subdivided Warren through truss
6 - 40' DPG
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 367.0 ft.
Also called
RI Bridge #3001
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88821, -92.29374   (decimal degrees)
40°53'18" N, 92°17'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/559498/4526587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Agency
Inventory number
BH 55520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • September 14, 2013: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • September 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added truss type (Guess)
  • September 13, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: edited
  • March 14, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited photo order and captions.
  • February 11, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

Sources 

Comments 

RI Soap Creek Bridge
Posted January 30, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I found it on here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fansoftherockislandrr/ and remembered that you had uploaded other pics that the same photographer had taken.