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RI - Cedar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Remnants in 2002

A new bridge was constructed in 2002 that reused the old abutments as part of the Jefferson County trail system.

View this photo at jeffersoncountytrails.org

BH Photo #265224

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren Deck Truss over Cedar Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Jefferson County, Iowa
Status
Demolished with piers and abutments remaining. Abutments re-used in construction of new rail trail bridge.
History
Built 1945, abandoned and removed 1983, abutments reused in new trail bridge 2002
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
2 - 90' Deck Plate Girder
1 - 200' Riveted Subdivided Warren Deck Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Br.#2780
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.98587, -92.01616   (decimal degrees)
40°59'09" N, 92°00'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/582760/4537654 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Libertyville
Inventory number
BH 55900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from track chart
  • April 2, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Skewed"
  • March 26, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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