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RI - Unnamed Stream Arch

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Photo taken by Luke in March 2020

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BH Photo #468399

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Facts 

Overview
Crumbling Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Stream on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Bayfield, Muscatine County, Iowa
Status
Abandoned
History
Abandoned 1938
Railroads
- Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway (BCRN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Interurban
- Muscatine & Iowa City Railway (M&IC)
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.46496, -91.14904   (decimal degrees)
41°27'54" N, 91°08'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/654572/4592027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muscatine NW
Inventory number
BH 66928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • March 16, 2020: Updated by Luke: Corrected type; Noted historical city name.
  • April 7, 2015: Added by Luke

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RI - Unnamed Stream Arch
Posted March 21, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one looks old, probably constructed before 1885. Sad to see it so overgrown and in such tough shape.