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CNW - Hicks Trestle

Map 

Description 

Total length approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck Plate Girder bridge over Black Hawk Creek on former Chicago and North Western Railway
Location
Grundy County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1988
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
8 Sp. Pile Bridge
1 x 26' I-beam stringer
2 x 27' DPG
25 Sp. Pile Bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Black Hawk Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.37017, -92.53948   (decimal degrees)
42°22'13" N, 92°32'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537917/4690979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reinbeck
Inventory number
BH 74008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,154)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,224)
Deck girder (4,805)
Girder (8,621)
Grundy County, Iowa (22)
Iowa (5,959)
Lost (19,923)
Lost 1988 (153)
Lost during 1980s (1,100)
Owned by railroad (10,481)
Plate girder (6,604)
Railroad (13,849)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,208)
Steel stringer (5,166)
Timber stringer (3,463)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,578)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2018: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info
  • October 3, 2016: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com