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RI - Nelson Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Dylan VanAntwerp in July 2013

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BH Photo #261514

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Nelson Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Linn County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1976
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.14432, -91.74335   (decimal degrees)
42°08'40" N, 91°44'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/603838/4666564 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lafayette
Inventory number
BH 57426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway", "railroad"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com