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Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Bruce Hoye

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BH Photo #244472

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Location
Mills County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1902; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 425.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1248
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.05534, -95.61689   (decimal degrees)
41°03'19" N, 95°37'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/280088/4548199 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Malvern
Inventory number
BH 54856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 24, 2014: Photo imported by James Holzmeier
  • November 22, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number
  • February 1, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information, changed to Mills County
  • December 9, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • December 8, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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