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CrandIC - Amana Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Chris Guenzler

BH Photo #239717

Description 

Information comes from drawings located at the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Iowa River on Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway
Location
Iowa County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway (CRandIC; CR⁣ CIC)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
2 x 104' Pratt pony truss
2 x 50' TPG
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 308.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #I-142
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78375, -91.89842   (decimal degrees)
41°47'01" N, 91°53'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591538/4626352 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middle Amana
Inventory number
BH 51073 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • March 31, 2018: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added dimensions
  • April 22, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • March 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge not doomed.
  • September 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photographs
  • March 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: fixed name
  • March 10, 2012: Updated by Owen McCormick: Added categories "Railroad", "Iowa River"
  • January 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Owen McCormick
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com