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CN - South Fork Catfish Creek Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #323084

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Catfish Creek on Former IC Railroad
Location
Rockdale, Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1887; Replaced 1940
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss with TPG approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 183.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.46770, -90.67830   (decimal degrees)
42°28'04" N, 90°40'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/690868/4704317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubuque South
Inventory number
BH 53187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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