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RI - Randalia Bridge

Photos 

North View

Note the concrete surrounding the original stone abutments and the ever present evidence of an old timber stringer.

Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in July 2013

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BH Photo #261109

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over unnamed creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Randalia, Fayette County, Iowa
Status
Removed with abutments remaining
History
Line abandoned 1976, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
1 - 32' I Beam Span
Dimensions
Span length: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 32.0 ft.
Also called
RI -Bridge #667
RI - Unnamed Stream Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86729, -91.88377   (decimal degrees)
42°52'02" N, 91°53'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591178/4746681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maynard
Inventory number
BH 57373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from track chart
  • July 27, 2013: 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