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RI - East Branch Blue Creek Bridge

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RI East Branch Blue Creek Bridge

View from the road bridge

Photo taken by Dave King; Taken August 6, 2013

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BH Photo #261989

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over East Branch Blue Creek on Railroad (RI)
Location
Linn County, Iowa
Status
Removed
History
Abandoned and removed ca 1976
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
2 - 50' DPG
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #194
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.21232, -91.78901   (decimal degrees)
42°12'44" N, 91°47'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/599957/4674059 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Center Point
Inventory number
BH 57464 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2014: New photos from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • August 6, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • August 5, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: added info from track chart
  • August 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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