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RI/CNW Overpass

Photo 

Cedar River Trail Pedestrian Bridge - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Replacement pedestrian bridge and original north abutment

Taken by Dave King

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #309566

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Only a stone abutment remains.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago & North Western Railway on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a pedestrian truss
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94549, -91.63723   (decimal degrees)
41°56'44" N, 91°38'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/612958/4644622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Rapids South
Inventory number
BH 64438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added category "Lassig Bridge & Iron Works"
  • December 7, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 6, 2014: New Street View added by Luke

Comments 

RI/CNW Overpass
Posted May 23, 2020, by Luke

This article may include a picture of the bridge: https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/551331276/