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CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Cou Falls)

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"Iowa River bridge near Cou Falls from car at 60 mph+."

Photo provided by Hank Zaletel

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BH Photo #301778

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Location
Cou Falls, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904; Removed ca 1956 due to the construction of the Coralville Dam
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway (CIC; CRandIC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 750.0 ft.
Also called
CRandIC - Upper Interurban Bridge
Upper Interurban Bridge (Referred to by this name in a Iowa Geological Survey book.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.80491, -91.65520   (decimal degrees)
41°48'18" N, 91°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/611713/4628989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Swisher
Inventory number
BH 55831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • April 23, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added length
  • October 15, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • July 14, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • March 18, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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