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Rockford Brick & Tile Company Trail Bridge

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Rockford Brick & Tile Company Trail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

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BH Photo #280433

Map 

Description 

Based on observations, appeared to be Half Through Girder

Facts 

Overview
Half Through Girder bridge over Winnebago River on Unnamed Foot Trail
Location
Floyd County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Rail-to-trail
Design
3 Spans of Half Through Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Rockford Brick & Tile Company Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.05000, -92.96794   (decimal degrees)
43°03'00" N, 92°58'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/502611/4766368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford
Inventory number
BH 60424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 11, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • March 26, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 25, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added alt name
  • March 25, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

Rockford Brick & Tile Company Trail Bridge
Posted August 11, 2015, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge was built in 1910 by Rockford Brick & Tile Company at an expense of $20,000; according to the Brick and Clay Record, Volume 39