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CBQ - Grand River Bridge (1915)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #249572

Description 

Historical information comes from the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Collection located at the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Location
Davis City, Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915; Removed in the 1980s
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 176.0 ft.
Total length: 176.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64024, -93.80706   (decimal degrees)
40°38'25" N, 93°48'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431756/4499134 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davis City
Inventory number
BH 55670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 24, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected design
  • February 28, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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