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RI - Dry Branch Creek Bridge #2

Photos 

Abandoned Dry Branch Creek Bridge #2

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2016

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BH Photo #368995

Map 

Description 

If you look at the bridge in Bing Bird's Eye view, it's been utilized by pedestrians

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dry Branch Creek on Private Pedestrian Path
Location
Des Moines County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1898
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
2 - 55' Through Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #43
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86548, -91.11688   (decimal degrees)
40°51'56" N, 91°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/658698/4525531 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory number
BH 56962 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 1, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Edited/Added info
  • July 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com