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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2894

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Original 128' pile trestle at this location built 1902; replaced 1924 with 164' pile trestle; replaced 1934 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 13.0 ft.
Total length: 170.5 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36328, -92.95209   (decimal degrees)
41°21'48" N, 92°57'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/504007/4579086 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65175 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,771)
Built 1934 (704)
Built during 1930s (10,709)
Iowa (5,943)
Lost (19,650)
Lost 1968 (57)
Lost during 1960s (442)
Marion County, Iowa (123)
Owned by railroad (10,324)
Skewed (4,770)
Span length under 25 feet (5,921)
Timber stringer (3,413)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,346)
Wabash Railroad (548)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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