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Abandoned MILW - Prairie Creek Bridge #2

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Abandoned Timber Stringer Bridge (2)

Photo taken by Dave King

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Description 

Followed the old track path to get to this bridge. There was a small shack built onto the side of it. If you cross this bridge, the Prairie Creek Plate Girder Bridge is just past and is a part of the same abandoned railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Branch of Prairie Creek on Railroad
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Timber stringer. Rail has been removed.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.93289, -91.70836   (decimal degrees)
41°55'58" N, 91°42'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/607083/4643131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 56159 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Corrected Position
  • May 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added railroad
  • May 4, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 4, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke