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RI - Old Man's Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Old Man's Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Hills, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Removed but not replaced
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.54418, -91.53653   (decimal degrees)
41°32'39" N, 91°32'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622063/4600202 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hills
Inventory number
BH 67166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder per other similar spans on route
  • June 21, 2021: Updated by Luke: Updated type based on 1956 aerial from HistoricAerials.com
  • April 21, 2015: Added by Luke

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