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RI - Long Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Long Creek on former Rock Island RR
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Line abandoned 1980, bridge removed shortly thereafter
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
1 - 129' Through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 129.0 ft.
Total length: 129.0 ft.
Also called
Rock Island Bridge #347
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.23144, -91.27541   (decimal degrees)
41°13'53" N, 91°16'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/644535/4565883 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cairo
Inventory number
BH 59117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway"

Sources 

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