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CRandIC - Prairie Creek Generating Station Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Image

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #257823

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Prairie Creek on Railroad
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1949 to serve the Praire Creek Generating Station; Replaced 2002 with the pictured bridge
Railroad
- Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway (CIC; CRandIC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.93830, -91.66245   (decimal degrees)
41°56'18" N, 91°39'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/610880/4643790 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 54706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build and loss dates for historic bridge' Current iteration built 2002.
  • August 7, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • June 30, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • November 30, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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