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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2945

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer O.G. bridge over County road on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished
History
Original 80' pile trestle at this location built 1900; renewed 1912, replaced 1933 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel I-beam bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 88.5 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45330, -93.19048   (decimal degrees)
41°27'12" N, 93°11'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484090/4589097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville NW
Inventory number
BH 65173 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,021)
Built 1933 (603)
Built during 1930s (10,795)
Iowa (5,954)
Lost (19,816)
Lost 1968 (57)
Lost during 1960s (447)
Marion County, Iowa (123)
Owned by railroad (10,422)
Skewed (4,769)
Steel stringer (5,137)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,119)
Wabash Railroad (548)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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