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RI - Columbus Junction Railroad Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Postcard

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1920

Enlarge

BH Photo #246327

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Fredonia, Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1910
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 928.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.28286, -91.34723   (decimal degrees)
41°16'58" N, 91°20'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/638407/4571475 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbus Junction
Inventory number
BH 52026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added ca. build date
  • May 19, 2013: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Removed category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • March 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date
  • March 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edtied history section
  • March 1, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added lost date
  • December 30, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • April 30, 2012: New photo from Luke Harden
  • April 11, 2012: Added by Luke Harden