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CBQ - Walnut Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in August 2017

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BH Photo #399051

Map 

Description 

The CBQ ran parallel to the Wabash. Most traces of the CBQ RoW are no longer visible.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Marion County, Iowa
Status
Removed, not replaced
History
Built 1914
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26818, -92.88040   (decimal degrees)
41°16'05" N, 92°52'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/510017/4568534 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvey
Land survey
T. 75 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 25
Elevation
700 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 78059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1914 (719)
Built during 1910s (8,805)
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (366)
Deck girder (4,598)
Girder (8,171)
Iowa (5,824)
Lost (18,942)
Marion County, Iowa (126)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,232)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected railroad per historic maps
  • August 4, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes
  • Luke

Comments 

CBQ - Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted August 9, 2017, by Luke

Daniel added this based off of info posted by James Holzmeier, so he listed it as the old Wabash bridge, which was a truss.

But this isn't the Wabash line, and I agree with the assessment that it was a DPG.