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Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge

Photos 

General Elevation View Of Formwork For Arches. Taken Dec. 14, 1927

Historic photographs taken 1927-1928.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123374

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Marsh arch bridge railroad on W 8th St N in Newton
Location
Newton, Jasper County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Bult 1927; Replaced 1981
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Marsh arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 138.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70172, -93.06280   (decimal degrees)
41°42'06" N, 93°03'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/494774/4616661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory number
BH 37390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected map/GPS
  • September 9, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • HAER IA-4 - Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
  • Image
  • Luke