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RI - Dry Branch Creek Bridge #4

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through 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)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
1 - 65' Through Plate Girder
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #63
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89180, -91.12421   (decimal degrees)
40°53'30" N, 91°07'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/658018/4528439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingston
Inventory number
BH 59121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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