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Hoover Trail - Morning Sun Stone Arch

Photos 

Looking NW

Photo taken by Luke in August 2013

BH Photo #262954

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Stone Arch Bridge over 40th Street and Unamed Branch of Honey Creek on Hoover Trail
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1886
Builders
- Cedar Valley Quarry of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Extractor)
- Elmer J.C. Bealer of Cedar Valley, Iowa (Stonemason)
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Also called
RI - 40th Street Overpass
Triple Bridge (A local misnomer.)
Double Decker Bridge
Hoover Trail - 40th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11906, -91.23837   (decimal degrees)
41°07'09" N, 91°14'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/647892/4553469 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mediapolis
Inventory number
BH 55596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 31, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 17, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added an alt name
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden
  • February 19, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Think I got the location
  • February 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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