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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2881

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Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #399067

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 96' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1899; replaced 1931 with this concrete box
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete box culvert; 6' wide x 6' tall x 26' long (82'10")
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.0 ft.
Total length: 82.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29644, -92.89799   (decimal degrees)
41°17'47" N, 92°53'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/508540/4571670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65088 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1931 (814)
Built during 1930s (10,774)
Culvert (1,058)
Iowa (5,952)
Marion County, Iowa (123)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,485)
Open (37,192)
Owned by railroad (10,403)
Railroad (13,777)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,093)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,107)
Wabash Railroad (548)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • December 27, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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