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RI - Drainage Tube Culvert

Photos 

Railroad Culvert (1)

Culvert facing west. What's left of date can just be seen above the tube.

Photo taken by Dave King

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BH Photo #253428

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Drainage on former Rock Island Railroad
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Derelict/abandoned 1976
History
Built sometime between 1900-1909, abandoned 1976
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Concrete tube culvert. One side is in bad condition and falling apart. The numbers '190' can be seen of what's left of the date. Tracks have long been removed from this line.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02577, -91.71749   (decimal degrees)
42°01'33" N, 91°43'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/606172/4653433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids North
Inventory number
BH 56213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway"
  • July 21, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • May 10, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com