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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2898A

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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 16' pile trestle at this location built 1903; replaced 1931 with this bridge; removed & inundated 1968 account of line abandonment concurrent with Lake Red Rock project
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pile trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 25.6 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37999, -92.97865   (decimal degrees)
41°22'48" N, 92°58'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/501785/4580941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pella
Inventory number
BH 65664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,021)
Built 1931 (818)
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)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,120)
Timber stringer (3,456)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,162)
Wabash Railroad (548)

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