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RI - Little Rock River Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #396782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Little Rock River on former Rock Island Railroad
Location
Little Rock, Lyon County, Iowa
Status
Demolished and removed with piers remaining
History
Abandoned and removed ca. 1977
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
11 x 50' DPG
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Also called
RI Br. #2657
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.45031, -95.89237   (decimal degrees)
43°27'01" N, 95°53'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/265970/4814887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little Rock
Inventory number
BH 51958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • October 1, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from RI track chart
  • April 5, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • Luke