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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2893

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Demolished account of line abandonment
History
Original 188' pile trestle at this location built 1901; replaced 1932 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel I-beam stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 196.5 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35826, -92.94715   (decimal degrees)
41°21'30" N, 92°56'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/504421/4578530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Inventory number
BH 65176 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,231)
Built 1932 (898)
Built during 1930s (10,863)
Iowa (5,973)
Lost (19,999)
Lost 1968 (57)
Lost during 1960s (451)
Marion County, Iowa (123)
Owned by railroad (10,516)
Skewed (4,791)
Span length under 25 feet (6,134)
Steel stringer (5,195)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,912)
Wabash Railroad (550)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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