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ITR - Sherman's Nursery Bridge (N)

Photos 

View from southwest

A better photo from a better camera on a better day, perhaps.

Photo taken by Don Morrison in May 2013

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BH Photo #254768

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sherman's Creek on Former driveway to Bailey's Nursery
Location
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Charles City Western Railway (CCW)
- Interurban
- Iowa Terminal Railroad (ITR)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Sherman Nursery Company Historic District
Also called
CCW - Sherman's Nursery Bridge (N)
ITR - Sherman's Nursery Bridge (N)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.06607, -92.68840   (decimal degrees)
43°03'58" N, 92°41'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/525370/4768198 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charles City
Inventory number
BH 56376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • August 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that the bridge was a railroad bridge, merged image I erroneously added to another entry.
  • May 27, 2013: Added by Don Morrison

Sources 

  • Don Morrison
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com