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CBQ - First Burlington Bridge

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Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, and Henderson County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1868; Replaced 1893
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79747, -91.09473   (decimal degrees)
40°47'51" N, 91°05'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/660730/4518021 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66214 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2015: Added by Luke

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