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IAIS - Dead Man's Cave

Photos 

Iowa City Dead Mans Cave

South Face

Photo taken by John Marvig in January 2018

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BH Photo #424232

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Drainage Channel on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1880, Widened 1901
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Diamond Cave
Dead Man's Cave
IAIS - Drainage Arch
IAIS - Diamond Cave
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64935, -91.51359   (decimal degrees)
41°38'58" N, 91°30'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/623776/4611912 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iowa City West
Inventory number
BH 68630 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 22, 2015: Added by Luke

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