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CNW - North Raccoon River Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Hank Zaletel

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Railroad
Location
Greene County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892; Replaced 1929
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
2 Span Stone Arch
140' Lattice deck truss
140' Lattice deck truss
150' Lattice deck truss
2 Span Stone Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 548.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01716, -94.43187   (decimal degrees)
42°01'02" N, 94°25'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/381446/4652673 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson West
Inventory number
BH 54657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • December 25, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • March 26, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • November 28, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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CNW - North Raccoon River Bridge
Posted November 7, 2018, by Matt Glawe (mdglawe [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Here’s another picture of this bridge that I thought would be good to have on here.