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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 

Description 

Truss was likely relocated here

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Location
Mills County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Original bridge built 1902; Rebuilt 19??, Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Railroad
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.0 ft.
Total length: 313.0 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 

  • February 21, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information, noted likely relocation
  • 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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