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IC - Wapsipinicon River Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

View this photo at gutenberg.org

BH Photo #280881

Map 

Description 

Built using reused sections of a larger vertical endpost Whipple built by Keystone Bridge Co. at Dubuque, Iowa

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad (IC)
Location
Central City, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1924
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20013, -91.52413   (decimal degrees)
42°12'00" N, 91°31'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621845/4673051 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central City
Inventory numer
BH 60489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • April 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Correct builder to pre-existing category
  • April 2, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added likely builder
  • March 29, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke