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College Street Bridge (1878)

Photos 

Originally published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen; Used under Fair Use

View this photo at newspapers.com

BH Photo #428089

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad & Ralston Creek on College Street
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878; Replaced 1927
Design
Double Barreled Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65889, -91.52889   (decimal degrees)
41°39'32" N, 91°31'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/622484/4612949 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80717 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,353)
Built 1878 (105)
Built during 1870s (1,263)
Double-barreled (98)
Iowa (6,791)
Iowa City, Iowa (68)
Johnson County, Iowa (219)
Lost (28,438)
Lost 1927 (81)
Lost during 1920s (635)
Owned by city (6,081)
Pin-connected (4,688)
Pratt through truss (6,053)
Pratt truss (10,291)
Ralston Creek (22)
Replaced by new bridge (19,340)
Through truss (16,753)
Truss (35,425)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2020: Updated by Luke: Removed category "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway Co."
  • April 7, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • May 17, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • March 14, 2018: Added by Luke

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