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RI - Iowa River Bridge (1860)

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1868

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

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BH Photo #514494

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (Nee Mississippi & Missouri Railroad)
Location
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1860, Replaced 1873
Builder
- Stone, Boomer & Bouton of Chicago, Illinois & Davenport, Iowa
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Mississippi & Missouri Railroad
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65273, -91.53925   (decimal degrees)
41°39'10" N, 91°32'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621632/4612251 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • January 3, 2022: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke