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Heritage Trail - Truss Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bryan Wilkins

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BH Photo #241726

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge on Heritage Trail
Location
Dubuque County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1872, Relocated to Road 1889, relocated here in 1992, restored in 2011
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Rail-to-road
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 98.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.55530, -90.74554   (decimal degrees)
42°33'19" N, 90°44'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/685081/4713896 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dubuque North
Inventory number
BH 54109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Relocated"
  • October 22, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Related Bridges 

  • Cloie Bridge (Parts reused from) - Relocated a couple hundred feet in 1992

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