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CN - Wapsipinicon River Bridge

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Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #214126

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Wapsipinicon River on CN Railroad
Location
Central City, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924, approaches rebuilt 1953
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
3-70' Deck plate girders
124' Trestle approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 334.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20017, -91.52433   (decimal degrees)
42°12'01" N, 91°31'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621829/4673054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central City
Inventory number
BH 49673 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • March 12, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad"
  • March 12, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited name
  • September 19, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

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Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com