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RI - Mad Creek Bridge #1

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Photo taken by Oscar Grossheim. Image provided by Musser Public Library

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BH Photo #319598

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Mad Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Wilton Spur
Location
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903-4; Abandoned ?; Removed 1968
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.42625, -91.03747   (decimal degrees)
41°25'34" N, 91°02'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/663987/4587934 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine
Inventory number
BH 66729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • January 22, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 7, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • March 27, 2015: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • The Muscatine Journal from Muscatine, Iowa on November 19, 1903 ยท 7 - Thursday, November 19, 1903 BT ! WHITE RIBBON REMEDY LllZnZ "ZlVl? 1 " can cur. her hn.ba.d, brother. r any oh of liquor drinking, by secretly piactag Wbtta Ribbon Remedy nia coffee, w food without bis knowledge; Tbu uioui-uiw. vae cures na
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com