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APNC - North 8th Street Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #2791

View looking north on 8th St.

Photo taken by James Holzmeier ca. 1997

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #316046

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over N. 8th St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now APNC Railway
Location
Albia, Monroe County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915; ballasted timber deck added 1942; Replaced 1998
Railroads
- Appanoose County Community Railroad (APNC)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony/through girder bridge w/ballasted timber deck (added 1942) and concrete abutments
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - North 8th Street Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #2791
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02944, -92.79860   (decimal degrees)
41°01'46" N, 92°47'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/516930/4542044 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2015: New photo from James Holzmeier
  • December 27, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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