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CB&Q - Grand River Bridge (Old)

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Location
Davis City, Decatur County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1879; Replaced 19XX
Railroads
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Leon, Mount Ayr & Southwestern Railroad (LMA&SW)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63984, -93.80569   (decimal degrees)
40°38'23" N, 93°48'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431872/4499089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davis City
Inventory number
BH 51354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • February 28, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added railroad info
  • February 20, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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