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RI - Dry Branch Creek Bridge #1

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Dry Branch Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Des Moines County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned 1980
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
2 - 55' Through Plate Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #37
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85907, -91.10789   (decimal degrees)
40°51'33" N, 91°06'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/659471/4524835 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory number
BH 59120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com