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IAIS - South Skunk River Bridge

Photos 

IAIS Skunk River Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2013

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BH Photo #258386

Map 

Description 

Truss was built at an unknown location and moved here in the 1940s to replace a lattice truss.

Facts 

Overview
Warren Through Truss Bridge over South Skunk River on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1900, Moved Here Ca. 1945
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Warren through truss with I-Beam approaches (from other assorted bridges) on either side
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 395.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66978, -93.15577   (decimal degrees)
41°40'11" N, 93°09'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/487033/4613124 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colfax
Inventory number
BH 51077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 24, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Doomed
  • July 3, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 12, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to image
  • January 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Skunk River"
  • January 24, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"

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